China HUV 001 UUVA pair of HSU 001 autonomous undersea vehicles, seen at a 2019 military parade in Beijing. Courtesy CCTV 4. Twin propellers signal long-range cruise capability. The flat nose indicates sonar sensors. The two masts appear retractable, probably containing devices for above-surface reconnaissance and communication. The small bumps could contain homing systems.

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Form Part of China’s Marine Survey and Defense Strategies

A wide range of underwater unmanned vehicles (UUVs) is developing in China and could be used in future conflicts, particularly…