In two years, the British Navy will receive an unmanned submarine

MSubs, a private company, has won a £15,4 million contract to build the large Cetus unmanned submersible, according to an official press release from the UK Department of Defense.

According to representatives of MSubs, by the end of 2024, the Royal Navy of Great Britain will receive the most complex and largest unmanned submarine among all European analogues.

On the Cetus platform will conduct experiments and develop unmanned marine Technology. It is an autonomous, unarmed vessel powered by electric batteries and capable of diving to depths of up to 400 meters. The underwater drone is 12 meters long and has a cruising range of up to 1000 nautical miles.

The dimensions of Cetus allow it to be transported on transport vessels in a conventional cargo container. The main feature, according to the developer, is the modular design of the submarine. Installing an additional module will double the useful capacity of the device.

To face the growing threats, the Royal Navy must be ahead of all competitors. The Cetus project will help provide us with the necessary technology and equipment to protect the UK and our allies. The presence of knowledge and skills to create this vessel is a confirmation of the country's reputation as a leading maritime power

- said British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace after the conclusion of the contract.
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  1. passing by Offline passing by
    passing by (passing by) 2 December 2022 19: 33
    as if in half a year half of the population of Great Britain was not on the verge of poverty ...
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      passing by (passing by) 2 December 2022 20: 01
      Residents of Cardiff in the UK have had to switch to animal feed due to rising food prices, catering worker Mark Seed said.

      The Briton is the head of a social food project in the Trowbridge area. This district is recognized as one of the poorest in the city, and Sid himself called it the "arc of poverty." Some British people are forced to heat food with candles or a battery. These stories may shock, but they are true, said Mark Seed. The British are paid too little, which means they cannot afford the basic necessities. Rising prices for goods and products only exacerbate the situation, added the head of the public project.
  2. isofat Offline isofat
    isofat (isofat) 19 December 2022 14: 15
    I doubt that this country will remain Great by that time. laughing