Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: Naval BMD could lose the human touch

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


Save this for later

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 ...

Want to read more?

To read this article, along with thousands of others like it, start your Premium News free trial.

Start Trial or log in here
Back to News

Share to