Russia Says It Used Autonomous Armed Strike Drones in a Wargame

Russia Says It Used Autonomous Armed Strike Drones in a Wargame BY PATRICK TUCKER NOVEMBER 8, 2019 But some observers have questions about the claim. Russia’s massive Tsentr-2019 wargame in September included a first: a test of small drones that found and bombed their targets with minimal human guidance, Russian newspaper Izvestia reported on Thursday. The drones were 15-kg Orlan-10s, which reportedly can carry […]

Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Have a Huge Flaw When It Comes to Jaywalkers

Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Have a Huge Flaw When It Comes to Jaywalkers HANNAH KNOWLES, THE WASHINGTON POST 8 NOV 2019 Software detected the woman almost six seconds before Uber’s self-driving car struck her, investigators say, in the crash that would lead to her death and prompt the ride-share giant to slam the brakes on its autonomous vehicle […]

Analysts predict counterdrone market will top $2B

Analysts predict counterdrone market will top $2B By: Kelsey D. Atherton   Drone mitigated using a Marine Air Defense Integrated System (MADIS) (Jack C. Howell / Marine Corps)  The three biggest obstacles facing the counterdrone market are the law, the nature of the threat, and the technology itself. In fairness, those are obstacles to the adoption […]