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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2019 1:15 p.m. PST

"The Sea Hunter is a fully robotic ship, which makes it perfect for high-risk missions at sea.

The U.S. Navy's ambitious push into unmanned ships may have a new mission: ferrying critically-needed supplies through hostile waters.

The Navy believes its new Sea Hunter unmanned ship, and others like it, could be used to transport supplies to small groups of ground forces trapped behind enemy lines or operating over a wide area. The unmanned ship would get the job done in situations where ships risk being intercepted by enemy forces…."


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Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2019 4:29 p.m. PST

Seems like an awful mundane task for such a small, vulnerable, and yet (I'm assuming), very expensive vessel.

Supply carrying submarine drones would be far better, and much harder to detect and attack.

Stryderg14 May 2019 4:40 p.m. PST

How would it know if it was dropping off the supplies to the right guys?

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2019 5:28 p.m. PST

That's top secret, and above your paygrade. ;-)

Stryderg14 May 2019 8:42 p.m. PST

Wait, I'm supposed to be getting paid!?!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 May 2019 11:57 a.m. PST



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