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First Drone Warship Joins US Navy

Nearly every element of the vehicle, known as the Sea Hunter, has become classified

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    In this May 2, 2016, file photo, the Sea Hunter, a self-driving U.S. Navy ship, sits at a maritime terminal in San Diego.

    The first warship to traverse open waters without a single crew member recently joined the U.S. Navy's fleet after eight years of development and testing, CNBC reported.

    And now nearly every element of the vehicle, known as the Sea Hunter, has become classified.

    "About all I can tell you is that it has transitioned from [the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency] to the Navy, and that's a success in the world of science and technology," said Rear Adm. Nevin Carr. "And that's a good thing, because that means that there's a there there."


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