The unmanned ship can be controlled remotely and can be used for marine research and observation. Photo: Handout
The unmanned ship can be controlled remotely and can be used for marine research and observation. Photo: Handout

Does China’s new drone mother ship have potential as a military vessel?

  • Ship has capacity to carry dozens of airborne, surface and underwater drones, with domestic media spelling out benefits for environmental and ocean floor studies
  • Autonomous vessel Zhu Hai Yun had the same risk of electronic jamming as all other unmanned vessels, says US think tank security analyst

The unmanned ship can be controlled remotely and can be used for marine research and observation. Photo: Handout
The unmanned ship can be controlled remotely and can be used for marine research and observation. Photo: Handout
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