NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Self-guided unmanned patrol boats that can leave warships they're protecting and swarm and attack potential threats on the water could join the Navy's fleet within a year, defense officials say, adding the new technology could one day help stop attacks like the deadly 2000 bombing of the USS Cole off Yemen.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
cashing in on fear ... again
Naturally, the U.S. Navy does not want to miss out on the funding trough provided by a 'terrorist' fear mentality. How about drone vessels (cost unspecified) to ward off inimical vessels and keep human sailors out of harm's way ... and, let's not forget, are really kool?