DARPA recently christened its brand new Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV). The autonomous vessel can travel on the high seas at speeds up to 27 knots for months on end without a single crew member.
Say hello to Sea Hunter. That’s the new name for DARPA’s autonomous warship, which is designed to seek-and-destory submarines without a crew aboard.
The US Navy has a bit of a sub problem. While the American fleet has contracted over the past two decades, numerous nations that aren't exactly our BFFs have expanded, with new, ultra-quiet diesel-electric subs. This proliferation has grown into a national security threat, but DARPA may soon have a solution—robotic…
So the graphic realism isn't quite Black Ops, but this military sim will actually influence real-world naval operations in the future.