Beijing Is Using Underwater Drones in the South China Sea to Show off Its Might

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  • Margaret E. Kosal Margaret E. Kosal

Margaret Kosal, associate professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech, was quoted in “What Next For North Korea, Guam and Trump? Experts Weigh In” for Associated Press.


“It is a clear attempt to signal a capability associated with leading powers in terms of technology, which often translates to prestige,” said Margaret Kosal, an associate professor at Georgia Tech who specializes in the role of emerging technologies for security…

While some sea drones can transmit near-real time info and be deployed for mapping, water as a medium slows signals, Kosal cautioned.

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