Navy unveils drone shark that swims, does surveillance

The U.S. Navy is bringing "Jaws" back to life with a 21st century twist. It has created a drone shark, called GhostSwimmer, that looks so real it'll have you doing a double-take.

In a news release, the Navy says it's a project that was developed by the chief of naval operations' Rapid Innovation Cell (CRIC) project, Silent NEMO.

"GhostSwimmer will allow the Navy to have success during more types of missions while keeping divers and Sailors safe," said Michael Rufo, director of Boston Engineering's Advanced Systems Group.

The drone can swim independently and dive as deep as 300 feet.

The Navy could use it for surveillance to replace California sea lions that it currently trains to spot underwater mines.

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