Keep up with the news by installing RT’s extension for . Never miss a story with this clean and simple app that delivers the latest headlines to you.
A US Navy battleship suffered $30 million in damages after a drone accidentally crashed into it during a military exercise and injured two sailors.
View full story
Create economic activity? For who? You going to give me a rebate on my taxes? Those morons actually think I believe what they're saying. Take one of your biggest drones and cram it up Oblama's rear end and, touch off the hellfire attached to it.
The rednecks in the American South are just itching to be the first redneck to take down any drone stupid enough to fly over a Southern state. Our swamps will be littered with drone parts...probably even the ones from Amazon with our stuff in them....
Yet another example of America shooting itself in the foot.
so no one checked first that the signals to the drone could be scrambled by the ships radar , sometimes things in plain sight like ships radar are just taken for granted !
Perhaps in the next sea born tests we might see the radars turned off !
I expect by now they have worked it out !
Well if i wanted an update for my ship i would crash a drone in it and claim the money off the drone makers !
That's what some would or might call a piece of good news.
That sure is an expensive Peace of Carbon covered Plywood. My God.
Well it's too bad that my fellow commrades were hurt but this must be better than killing innocent civilians.
It isn't a battleship, it's a missile cruiser.
A battleship wouldn't be crippled by a drone crashing into it.
Lets not be lazy with the truth pls
Calling it a battleship is anti-establishment propaganda.
we don't need to play that game
Two wings in the pink and three in the stink. Two for lift and three for guidance. A bargain at 1.5 million if you believe the price. ?
Hopefully the unmanned aerial vehicles won't crash into private residences when they're deployed on U.S. skies for around- the- clock surveillance of American citizens.
That is one way to become an admiral under the Bush cabal or Obummer administration.
No people, it is a WW-2 era battleship and that is a V-2 rocket.
Correct, those are Tomahawk cruise missiles
Yawn ... A Tomahawk has 4 tail fins, whereas these correctly identified drones clearly have 3. [quote name='Matthew GJ Miller' time='07.01.2014 21:15']a little fact-checking would be appreciated.
It is NOT a battleship (there are no BBs active)...it is a Ticonderoga class cruiser. Furthermore, that "drone" is a Tomahawk cruise missile. Before lifting photos from other sources, a little fact-checking would be appreciated.
Authorization required for adding comments
You must follow the link in the confirmation
email before you can log in.
Resend confirmation email
Don't forget to check your spam folder
The confirmation email has been sent
To complete a registration check
A password has been sent to your email address
Retype new password
US military report predicts drone swarms, highly autonomous UAVs
FAA proposes widespread civilian drone use in US airspace by 2015
Congress struggling to come up with rules at the dawn of the drone age
Anti-drone devices for sale: Military contractor claims to have counter-UAV technology
House demands Pentagon disclose details about domestic drones
© Autonomous Nonprofit Organization “TV-Novosti”, 2005–2014. All rights reserved.