The Chinese military has apparently been copying American UAV designs for a while now. After they got bored simply rebuilding Uncle Sam’s models, they decided to design a few of their own. And they blow ours out of the water.
The new British missile called “Perseus”, named after the Greek mythological figure, will be the most potent missile in its class when it finally rolls out in 2030. Cruising at thrice the speed of sound or 2000 miles per hour, it will be almost three times faster than the existing weapons.
Its not often that we write about instruments of war here, but this radically conceived submarine paradoxically utilizes one of the decisively progressive embodiments of our ‘green’ technology. U212A is the first of its kind of craft which is exclusively powered by the all in all advanced hydrogen fuel cell.
Tracking the enemy location and operations from a clairvoyant distance of 20,000 feet is an advantage in itself. The possibility of this vision is about to become true in the form of a $211 million cash program called Blue Devil. It is supposed to be the size of seven Goodyear Blimps equipped with updated cameras, radars and listening devices.