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  1. Dry Deck Shelter

    A Dry Deck Shelter is a removable module that can be attached to a submarine to allow divers easy exit and entrance while the boat is submerged. The host submarine must be specially modified to accommodate the DDS, with the appropriate mating hatch configuration, electrical connections, and piping for ventilation, divers' air, and draining water. The United States Navy's DDSs are 11.6 meters long by 2.7 meters high and wide, add about 30 tons to its host submarine's submerged displacement, can be transported by trucks or C-5 Galaxy aircraft, and require one to three days to install and test. They have three HY-80 steel sections within the outer glass-reinforced plastic fairing: a spherical hyperbaric chamber at the forward end to treat injured divers; a smaller spherical transfer trunk; and a cylindrical hangar with elliptical ends. The hangar can support a Swimmer Delivery Vehicle, four Navy SEALs to man the SDV, and a crew of Navy Divers to operate the DDS and launch the SDV; or 20 SEALs with four Combat Rubber Raiding Craft. The SDV release team consists of 2 officers, 2 enlisted technicians, and 18 divers. The two SEAL Delivery Vehicle Teams report to Naval Special Warfare Group THREE.

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  1. dry deck shelter

    A shelter module that attaches to the hull of a specially configured submarine to provide the submarine with the capability to launch and recover special operations personnel, vehicles, and equipment while submerged. The dry deck shelter provides a working environment at one atmosphere for the special operations element during transit and has structural integrity to the collapse depth of the host submarine. Also called DDS.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dry deck shelter in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dry deck shelter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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