Coming to an Aircraft Carrier Near You: Robot Sailors
The National Interest -

Michael Peck


The thought of machines running one of the most dangerous weapons in the world is not necessarily reassuring. But that day may be coming.

These robots are still in the development phase. But given the expense of human sailors, and the exhausting nature of their work, it seems inevitable that robots will become a fixture on aircraft carrier flight decks.

There are few places more busy and stressful than the deck of an aircraft carrier.

That's because a carrier is an...


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