Royal Navy tests unmanned speedboat ahead of drone exercises

The navy is testing the speedboat MAST for future surveillance and reconnaissance as part of their move into further drone use

The Royal Navy tested an unmanned speedboat by Tower Bridge on Monday in advance of a major naval drone exercise off the UK coast this autumn.

To the delight of tourists, Tower Bridge swung open to let through the sleek, low-slung craft, known as MAST (Maritime Autonomy Surface Testbed).

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