The UK showed the ship XV Patrick Blackett for $ 11,350,000, it will be used to test new technologies and autonomous systems

The British Navy has unveiled the unusual XV Patrick Blackett.

What is known

The novelty was shown in the port of Portsmouth.The ship was named after Nobel Prize winner Patrick Blackett. The vessel received a length of 42 meters and is designed to test new technologies and autonomous systems. The ship will be used by specialists from the NavyX Innovation Technology Department.

"The arrival of this ship marks a turning point in NavyX's ability to deliver technology to the Royal Navy," said Colonel Tom Ryall, head of the NavyX project.

According to the Ministry of DefenseGreat Britain, the cost of XV Patrick Blackett is $ 11,350,000. The Dutch company Damen was engaged in the production of new items. The ship is capable of speeds up to 20 knots. In the near future, XV Patrick Blackett will take part in the exercises of the Royal Navy and NATO.

Source: Military