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DARPA's deep-sea sleeper drones fly out of the ocean

Graham Warwick
Aviation Week
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 03:19 CST

Arguing it is costly and complex to send large numbers of warships to forward operating areas - and that the energy and logistics needed to deploy lower-cost unmanned systems over oceanic distances limits their usefulness - DARPA has come with another idea.

That idea is to pre-deploy "deep-ocean nodes" in forward areas years in advance. These would be commanded from a safe stand-off distance to launch to the surface and release waterborne or airborne unmanned systems to disperse and provide ISR or "non-lethal effects" over a wide area in contested environments.

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If They Spent Half The Time

Coming up with ways to end hunger, pain, and suffering, or learning how to give love and peace worldwide, oh what a world it could be. Instead all they do is focus on death, greed, power and destruction. What evil bastards they all are.

skippy

Skynet Baby

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Really. All the crap. Present

Really. All the crap. Present day and in centuries gone by. What a load of crap. What a joke. Terrorists, terrorists, oh, my! Yes, they who fabricated the terrorists meme are the terrorists. Sickening. Those people need to be put away, leaving the rest of us, 99% of humanity, to live our lives.

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Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

police state strides forward

What next?
Flocks of drones looking like pigeons?

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I have a retention pond

In my subdivision. Should I be worried?

and THAT is supposed to be cheaper?

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This is basically like

This is basically like putting missiles in Cuba. Except the missiles are unattended and someone can come in and scoop them up.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

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Good grief

What will they think of next? How about one big giant padlock for the earth. Just lock the whole thing up so nothing bad will ever happen again.

Sheeh.

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Reading this news should wipe

Reading this news should wipe away the last dot of doubt that all the crap in the world is a freaking farce. Our government has loooong been corrupted. Government is little more than a charade to curry favor for cover. Michael, I agree with you and Charlie Brown.

GOOD GRIEF.

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

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