Pentagon Christens Unmanned Anti-Sub Ship

By Phil Stewart PORTLAND, Oregon, April 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Thursday christened an experimental self-driving warship designed to hunt for enemy submarines, a major advance in robotic warfare at the core of America's strategy to counter Chinese and Russian naval investments. The 132-foot-long (40-meter-long) unarmed prototype, dubbed Sea Hunter, is the naval … [Read more...]

Your First Look at the Pentagon’s New Unmanned Sub Chaser

The U.S. Department of Defense has released the first footage of its prototype unmanned anti-submarine ship being developed to track quiet diesel-electric submarines over long distances. The new vessel was launched in January at Vigor's shipyard in Portland, Oregon, where it has quietly been under construction for the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research … [Read more...]