June 30, 2020

Don’t Panic, But Russia Is Training Its Robot Tanks To Understand Human Speech

Featuring Samuel Bendett

Source: Forbes

Journalist David Axe

Russian scientists are teaching a robotic tank to understand spoken orders from a human commander.

The Kremlin’s Advanced Research Foundation—Russia’s answer to the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency—has begun testing artificial intelligence that allows a Marker experimental ground-combat vehicle to respond to the same orders that a commander issues to human soldiers.

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Authors

  • Samuel Bendett

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Samuel Bendett is an Adviser with CNA's Adversary Analysis Group, where he is a member of the Russia Studies Program. He is also an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a N...