Submarines May Become Motherships for Drones
The National Interest -

Robert Farley

Drones, Americas

Washington's latest idea is to have a drone-carrying submarine.

Here's What You Need to Remember: The newest thinking combines drones with torpedoes.

Imagine a future in which nuclear attack submarines (SSNs) can deploy undersea drones (UUVs) to hunt, and possibly kill, enemy subs. The U.S. Navy, at least, is taking steps to make this a reality. What impact could this have? On the one hand, UUVs could shake modern antisubmarine warfare (ASW) to its core, making...

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