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Army of None

Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

by Paul Scharre

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Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War
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Describes the technological progress, terrifying possible mishaps and legal and ethical issues surrounding the use of autonomous weapons, which have the capacity to select and engage targets without human involvement.

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The U.S. Army's Autonomous Remote Engagement System is mounted on the Picatinny Lightweight Remote Weapon System and coupled with an M240B machine gun. It's part of a program that reduces the time to identify targets using automatic target detection and user-specified target selection. U.S. Army hide caption

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Autonomous Weapons Would Take Warfare To A New Domain, Without Humans

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