TITLE

ROBOTS in the Age of PIRATES

AUTHOR(S)
Belden, Russell; Hasik, James; Soon, James
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2011, Vol. 137 Issue 12, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how the proposed U.S. long-range unmanned surface vessel (USV) can police the high seas to fight the pirates. USVs with advanced composite hulls, offering unmatched range and payload-for-weight, could provide the numbers and capabilities to control the seas from the Caribbean to the Mediterranean, the Horn of Africa, and the Persian Gulf. Exclusive of weapons, and depending on the mission, a carbon-fiber vessel of this size should cost just a few million dollars..
ACCESSION #
69814201

 

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