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The medieval Arab inventor, Hassan Al Rammah designed the world's first operating torpedo.
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A medieval glider constructed by Abbas Ibn Firnas.
The round tower of the largest fort in the Arabian Peninsula had an ingenious defence system.
The largest type of Arab sailboat, most commonly used as trading vessels in the Persian Gulf.
Caliphs, considered successors of the Prophet Muhammad, were the most important religious leaders of Islam.
The most important weapons of medieval Arab warriors were the bow and the sword.
Medieval Syrian water wheels were used to convey water to distant areas.
Visit the workshop of the Renaissance polymath and his most influential inventions and works of art.
Submarines had an important role in naval warfare as early as World War I.
Submarines submerge and surface by changing the average density of the hull.
Nuclear propulsion was first used by the US Navy for powering submarines in the mid-20th century.