In a statement, UN member states stress that humans must remain accountable for decisions on using force.
The Pentagon is hastening the pace of development despite some questions about warfighting effectiveness.
The Pentagon expects that unmanned drones, ships, planes, and ground vehicles will play an increasing role in U.S. military planning.
Russia Delays UN Space Threats Group
Brain-interface technologies could greatly augment human capabilities and even create “super soldiers.” If they shorten decision-making time, what is the impact on nuclear stability?
Defense leaders are concerned the U.S. program is insufficient to keep up with China and Russia.
A UN meeting failed to adopt binding controls on lethal autonomous weapons.
The UN General Assembly First Committee has agreed to create a working group aimed at preventing an arms race in space.
The Arms Control Association hosted a discussion with Herb Lin about the major themes and recommendations in his new book Cyber Threats and Nuclear Weapons published in October 2021.
Some Pentagon officials say deploying rising numbers of uncrewed ships and planes is vital to confronting two well-armed adversaries—Russia and China—at the same time.