USA—Navy Cancels Project To Develop Anti-Torpedo Defense System For Aircraft Carriers

Business Insider | 02/07/2019

The U.S. Navy has cancelled a previously classified project to develop an anti-torpedo defense system for aircraft carriers, reports Business Insider. The five-year, $760 million program was suspended in September after it failed to make progress in testing and demonstrate sufficient reliability, according to a Pentagon report issued on Tuesday. Sensors and interceptor torpedoes performed poorly during trials, noted the War Zone website. The system failed to show rapid enough progress...

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