Ladies and gentlemen, strap into your seats and hold on to your hats. We’re about to plunge into the depths of military tech wizardry with Raytheon’s latest brainchild, the Barracuda countermine device.
This is more than just another gadget; it is a significant breakthrough in mine countermeasure technology, a pioneer in underwater warfare.
Barracuda: The Underwater Maverick
The origin of this 26-pound, 48-inch-long torpedo-like device was conceived under the $83-million US Navy contract, which defense tech giant Raytheon received in 2018.
That’s Barracuda for you, folks – a semi-autonomous, mine-hunting hound of the deep.