The nozzles and sinkers have a rubber coating, to keep them from damaging the paint on the ship's hull
The hoses spray out water at a force of 0.2 megapascals
The Anti-Piracy Curtain would also fill attacking boats with water
The Anti-Piracy Curtain is a ship defense system, designed to keep pirates at bay using snaking high-pressure water hoses
The hoses would be located along both sides of the ship, and supplied with water by its existing fire-fighting system
As modern-day piracy continues to be a real threat to ships in some parts of the world, people are likewise continually coming up with new ways of projecting crews and passengers against attacks. While some anti-piracy systems have utilized things such as sound waves and lasers, a new one uses something that is decidedly lower tech – flailing water hoses.
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