30 Oct '12, 9pm

Navy Tests Unmanned Surface Weapon: The U.S. Navy recently launched several missiles for the first time from an

The U.S. Navy recently launched several missiles for the first time from an unmanned surface vessel as part of an effort to combat small enemy boat attacks in the future. The Chief of Naval Operation’s Expeditionary Warfare Division and the Naval Sea Systems Command’s Naval Special Warfare Program Office successfully launched six Rafael Spike missiles from an unmanned surface vessel precision engagement module (USV PEM) on Oct. 24th, according to a Navy press release. The U.S. military has been able to launch missiles from unmanned airborne vehicles for several years, but this is the first time it’s been done from the USV PEM, a remotely operated, 33-foot boat armed with missiles and a .50 caliber machine gun. “The USV PEM project was developed in response to recent world events which have increased the concern over swarms of small attack craft, as well as threat assessmen...

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