Will underwater drones bring a sea change to naval – and nuclear – warfare?

maratime unmanned- 500Although aerial drones have taken off a lot faster than their maritime and ground-based equivalent, there are some signs that the use of naval drones – especially underwater – is about to take a leap forward.

The US Navy has taken a particular interest in this area and this month, US Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that the Pentagon plans to spend $600 million over the next five years on the development of  unmanned underwater systems. Read more