DARPA's new Drone Sub-hunter

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DARPA's new Drone Sub-hunter

Postby phavoc » Tue Feb 16, 2016 2:25 am

And it's not a tiny thing either. 140ft long. Essentially an autonomous frigate-sized vessel (if you were to add in all the spaces a crew were to need, it's roughly analagous to one).

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/darpa-christ ... 48546.html
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Re: DARPA's new Drone Sub-hunter

Postby Captain Jonah » Tue Feb 16, 2016 5:48 pm

Hey, armed autonomous drones and big ones at that, whats the worst that could go wrong.

What was that, sky what ? ? ?


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Re: DARPA's new Drone Sub-hunter

Postby Condottiere » Tue Feb 16, 2016 9:24 pm

The dangerous ones are the small drones, who are suffering a bout of depression.
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Re: DARPA's new Drone Sub-hunter

Postby phavoc » Tue Feb 16, 2016 9:48 pm

Condottiere wrote:The dangerous ones are the small drones, who are suffering a bout of depression.
It's not the size of your drone, but how you use your powerpack that determines if you are successful or not.
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Re: DARPA's new Drone Sub-hunter

Postby Reynard » Thu Feb 18, 2016 1:52 am

Imperium tried that experiment. Called it the Kinunir....
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Re: DARPA's new Drone Sub-hunter

Postby phavoc » Thu Feb 18, 2016 1:39 pm

They were just joshin. You didn't get the joke? A 1,200 ton strike cruiser?

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