October 27, 2014

‘Swarms of Cooperative, Autonomous’ Robots to Hit Battlefields

Featuring Paul Scharre

Source: Washington Free Beacon

Journalist Adam Kredo

Swarms of highly intelligent militarized robots are predicted to hit the battlefield in the near future and could spark a modern day arms race, according to a report released Monday by the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).

Teams of interconnected robots will change the way America and other countries fight their wars, providing them with more range and the ability to conduct “suicidal missions” without risk to living humans, according tothe report, entitled, “Robotics on the Battlefield Part II: The Coming Swarm.”

Read the full article at Washington Free Beacon.

  • Paul Scharre

    Senior Fellow and Director, Technology and National Security Program

    Paul Scharre is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is author of the forthcoming book, A...