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La Marina degli Stati Uniti e i sommergibili senza equipaggio (Megan Eckstein, Defense News)

The U.S. Navy submarine community is eager to boost its use of unmanned underwater vessels in the coming years, with several big developments almost ready to hit the fleet.

Though submarine leaders were early adopters of UUV systems a decade ago, challenges — particularly the difficulty recovering unmanned vehicles back into submarines — have led to UUVs being more commonly associated with surface ship operations.

What’s ahead for Navy unmanned underwater vehicle programs (