The US military is far and away the most powerful in the world, and this position is set to be strengthened by its purchase of Blackwing drones which can be launched up into the air from submarines and other underwater vehicles.
These drones, developed by AeroVironment and based on some of their earlier drone designs, can be launched from three-inch canisters located on submarines and underwater unmanned vehicles. They can even be easily daisy-chained to improve communications, or can be manipulated as self-defense weapons. The drones are capable of communicating with their mother ship or indeed the combat control system, and will be capable of being integrated into a wide variety of tactical situations.
These Blackwing drones are fully integrated and will enable US military forces to enjoy a massive operational advantage over any foe anywhere.
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