Unveiled: Remote Controlled Payloads at the Bottom of the Ocean

Mike O'Brien

The Navy has drawn up revolutionary plans to win the global war on terror - from the depths of the sea. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has unveiled its vision of undersea payloads that can be launched to the surface when remotely controlled. Engineers are currently trying to figure how these unmanned pods could handle the pressure caused by remaining static at the bottom of the ocean. They say the platforms, initially called Upward Falling Payloads could remain dor...
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