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Unmanned Ambitions

Unmanned Ambitions

23-08-2018 Security implications of growing proliferation in emerging military drone markets

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The report signals a growing interest in building cheap, reliable and easy-to-deploy military drones. This raises the question: how long before we will see the first AK-47 version of an armed drone?

PAX urges states to clearly define their legal position on the use of lethal force with drones, particularly in areas outside of official battlefields, and work toward building a normative and regulatory framework for the use and proliferation of drones.