Small Wars Journal

robotics

An Emerging Capability: Military Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning SWJED Sun, 02/10/2019 - 12:58am
Military planning is become increasingly complex with the inclusion of advanced technologies, unmanned and autonomous systems, the cyber domain, new, emerging, and unknown threats, and the mercurial nature of the battlefield. AI and machine learning can help streamline military planning along several dimensions.
Balancing Effectiveness and Ethics in Future Autonomous Weapons SWJED Thu, 09/20/2018 - 1:40am
Competing visions of future warfare invariably include some version of robotic fighting machines operating either alongside, or in place of, humans. Each of the world's major powers are pursuing development of such automated killers, each looking to grant their robotic minions varying degrees of autonomy. The decisions made concerning the future employment of such systems are driving today's policymaking and research / development efforts.