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Where to draw the line

Where to draw the line

12-11-2017 Increasing Autonomy in Weapon Systems – Technology and Trends

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'Where to draw the line' shows the trend towards increasing autonomy in weapon systems by identifying a number of systems which have the ability to select and attack targets with automated 'critical' functions. These weapons include loitering munitions, unmanned bomber aircraft as well automated ground systems with varying levels of human control. This briefing paper illustrates that key autonomous features are rapidly emerging and becoming key aspects of tomorrow's weapons.

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