Monday, October 6, 2014

The Navy's navies

An Unmanned Patrol Boat in trials.
Photo: U S Navy, John F Williams
  The U S Navy has successfully shown off it's new Unmanned Patrol Boat in trials held near Washington DC.
  The boats are a means of protection for Navy Ships during things such as at-sea refueling.  The new boats can be used to form "swarms" to protect a group of ships or an area of territory, and I'm guessing, minesweeping operations.
  Read much more:
Unmanned boats getting ready to swarm
Photo: U S Navy, John Paul Kotara

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