The British unveiled a military autonomous unmanned pentamaran

LONDON, (BM) – BMT shared some details regarding the development of unmanned pentamaran – a vessel with five parallel hulls connected at the top, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Naked Science.

Read more: Chile buys two Australian Adelaide-class frigates

The British company BMT has been working in the field of creating unmanned ships for many years and now has introduced the general concept of a promising pentamaran. Such vessels have five parallel hulls connected at the top. Among the advantages of the selected layout, good stability indicators are called.

The British want to fully unleash the potential of the scheme. When moving at low speed, all five BMT surface robot hulls will be located in the water, which will give the ship good stability. At the same time, at a higher speed, the front side sponsons will be located outside the water surface, which will reduce drag.

As a result, BMT wants to get a multi-functional unmanned ship, which can be used for patrol, reconnaissance, anti-submarine warfare, search and rescue missions and so on. The specific timing of the project was not announced by the British.

Read more: Fincantieri will design and construct the new US Navy frigate totalling $795 million

***

Follow us everywhere and at any time. BulgarianMilitary.com has responsive design and you can open the page from any computer, mobile devices or web browsers. For more up-to-date news from us, follow our YouTube, Reddit, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook pages. Do not miss the chance to subscribe to our newsletter. Subscribe and read our stories in News360App in AppStore or GooglePlay or in FeedlyApp in AppStore or GooglePlay

Subscribe to Google News

>>Be a reporter: Write and send your article.<<

BulgarianMilitary.com
Editorial team

DO YOU EVALUATE OUR REPORTING? WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT.

Dear reader,

BulgarianMilitary.com continues to be an objective and expert source of information in defense industry, military-political relations and military conflicts around the world.

Now more than ever, we need free and independent journalism. We believe that information shouldn't be behind a paid wall and we will continue to commit to keeping it free.

We know that our readers appreciate the content of BulgarianMilitary.com. In the last year, the indicators on our page have doubled. At the same time, the support of readers in the form of recurring monthly financial contributions provides continuous support for our work, which allows us to innovate.

We are more confident than ever in our role bridging media, policy, and the public. We thank you for your support.

Your recurring monthly financial contributions help us innovate for the future. Please, consider making a recurring contribution to BulgarianMilitary.com.