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Silent running: China embraces undersea warfare

The challenge of undersea warfare has never been the forte of the Chinese navy.  Once reliant on the imported Russian Kilo-class diesel submarines, the Middle Kingdom’s nuclear subs are considered noisy, with their “boomers” [Jin class SSBNs] only recently taking up an actual “deterrent patrol.” Now that the era of the robot submarine and unmanned surface ship is nearly upon […]