Details of China’s field tests of unmanned submarines have been published in an academic journal. Photo: Harbin Engineering University Details of China’s field tests of unmanned submarines have been published in an academic journal. Photo: Harbin Engineering University
Details of China’s field tests of unmanned submarines have been published in an academic journal. Photo: Harbin Engineering University

China reveals secret programme of unmanned drone submarines dating back to 1990s

  • Drone submarine test-fired in Taiwan Strait without human input, declassified details suggest
  • Testing showed it could detect a mock craft, use artificial intelligence to identify its origin, and hit it with a torpedo

Topic |   China's military weapons
Details of China’s field tests of unmanned submarines have been published in an academic journal. Photo: Harbin Engineering University Details of China’s field tests of unmanned submarines have been published in an academic journal. Photo: Harbin Engineering University
Details of China’s field tests of unmanned submarines have been published in an academic journal. Photo: Harbin Engineering University
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