The start of new rules for autonomous weapons

The start of new rules for autonomous weapons By: Kelsey Atherton Weapons like the Phalanx already exhibit some autonomy, because it would be impossible to perform their defensive function without it. (Brett Turner, Royal Navy)  In the near future, engineers are going to have to figure out ways to prevent robots from killing. This is part […]

Ukrainian company debuts simple anti-tank drone

Ukrainian company debuts simple anti-tank drone By: Kelsey Atherton     With a rocket launcher slung underneath the drone body, the Demon UAV is a simple anti-tank weapon that can ambush armor from above. (Yuriy Kasyanov) Military airplanes started as unarmed scouts in 1909. By 1911, pilot Lieutenant Giulio Gavotti, flying a plane for the Kingdom of […]