BLUFUkraine uses USVs to challenge Russian ships in the Black Sea, providing a cost-effective advantage and straining Russian defences.
- USVs play a vital role in contemporary naval warfare.
- They're hard to detect at night.
- Crowdfunding led to the world's first 'naval drone fleet'.
- Most of the Ukrainian fleet consists of patrol boats.
- Russian warships have fired missiles into Ukraine and now pose threats to merchant ships at Ukrainian ports.