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Rolls-Royce Might Build the World’s First Autonomous Naval Vessel

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Rolls-Royce Might Build the World’s First Autonomous Naval Vessel

Rolls-Royce planning autonomous naval ship for patrol, surveillance and mine detection

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Rolls-Royce is designing an autonomous naval ship capable of patrol, surveillance, mine detection and fleet screening. The latest version of the ship is 60m long and capable of traveling for 100 days. With a top speed above 25 knots, the ship maintains a range of 3,500 nautical miles.
The company is banking on a future where large, human operated, ships operate in consonance with smaller… Read More


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The Navy’s Building Little Autonomous Boats to Defend Its Ships

| October 6, 2014



Navy ships are at their most vulnerable when they’re resupplying in port or navigating narrow straits or rivers. They tricky to maneuver in tight quarters and vulnerable to attack. The attack 14 years ago on the USS Cole as it refueled while berthed Yemen, an attack that killed 17 American sailors, reiterated the need to […]

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