Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: Naval BMD could lose the human touch

7th July 2020 - 16:30 GMT | by Jason Sherman in New York

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The US is exploring a new platform for ballistic missile defence (BMD), after the Pentagon floated the idea of using unmanned surface ships.

This concept —  if adopted — could one day yield a flotilla of USVs packed with interceptors to continuously patrol defended areas, freeing up destroyers to conduct other ...

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