In the U.S. Congress and among the public, there are rising questions about the benefits and risks of commercializing these powerful but error-prone technologies, including in the military sphere.
The planned purchase of the Air Force’s hypersonic boost-glide system was canceled due to a lackluster testing record.
The international debate over controlling artificial intelligence and autonomous weapons systems is dividing into two camps.
A new directive lays out a road map for putting these new weapons into the field.
While a positive signal, the U.S.-proposed "Political Declaration on Responsible Military Use of Artificial Intelligence and Autonomy" ultimately proves an inadequate response to the militarization of AI and the risks posed by lethal autonomous weapons, according to experts.
The weaponization of advanced technologies may potentially carry far-ranging, dangerous consequences that expand into the nuclear realm. This report examines four particular new kinds or new applications of technologies and proposes a framework strategy aimed at advancing an array of measures that all contribute to the larger goal of preventing unintended escalation.
Ukraine has held the line in the war by harnessing commercial drones but Russia is now doing that too.
Facing competition from China on advanced computing technologies, the United States must accelerate domestic research and development to maximize the benefits of these technologies while curtailing potential national security risks.
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.