China plans to start the 2020s to strengthen its navy with huge unmanned submarines managed by artificial intelligence to consolidate its advantage in the South China Sea and the western part of the Pacific Ocean.
Beijing plans to deploy autonomous submarines, which can be used not only for water inspection, but also for fighting or as a kamikaze. The program is engaged in the Institute of Automation Shenyang, the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The submarines were called Xluuv and they will have a huge size, (much large than existing vessels) powerful weapons and additional systems. The crew will not be on board, and all the tasks set artificial intelligence will solve themselves. He will be able to identify enemies, maneuvering and returning after completing the mission.
The main advantage will be the low cost of production, as it will not be necessary to install the crew life systems on the courts. This will allow you to fearlessly perform the tasks that will become a problem for enemies, but will also increase their vulnerability and make it impossible to repair in water. The government plans to deploy unmanned submarines in the early 2020s.
China in recent years has focused not in numbers, but at the level of technology in a military issue. They do not create «sleeping» rockets, but implement active combat systems. Their development stimulates the strengthening of voltage between China and the United States, which accumulate mutual claims in the influence zones in the South China Sea and near Taiwan.