US Navy Launches Unmanned Aerial System From Submarine

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The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) launched an all-electric, fuel cell-powered, unmanned aerial system (UAS) from a submerged submarine.

The submerged launch of a remotely deployed UAS offers a pathway to providing mission critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities, said the U.S. Navy in a statement.

[Image courtesy: U.S. Navy]

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