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US Navy’s new Orca XLUUV offers options

19th February 2019 - 09:30 GMT | by Marc Selinger in Washington, DC


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The Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV), which the US Navy recently began buying, is a ‘tremendous capability’ that will be able to travel long distances to perform a host of ‘dull and dangerous’ missions, according to an analyst and former naval officer.

The autonomous vessel could be used ...

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