Skip to comments.Navy accelerates robot submarine plans
Posted on 03/17/2002 6:52:53 AM PST by ATOMIC_PUNKEdited on 04/29/2004 2:00:17 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
NEW YORK (AP) -- Elated by the success of unmanned spy planes over Afghanistan, the U.S. military is rushing ahead with plans to build a new fleet of "drones." This time, they're robot-controlled submarines.
Cruising surreptitiously along a hostile shore, the sensor-packed U.S. Navy submarines would hunt mines and map coastlines ahead of an invasion force.
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