army of none autonomous weapons and the future of war

Book Title : Army of None Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War
Author : Paul Scharre
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release Date : 2018-04-24
Pages : 384
ISBN : 9780393608991
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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A Pentagon defense expert and former U.S. Army Ranger explores what it would mean to give machines authority over the ultimate decision of life or death. What happens when a Predator drone has as much autonomy as a Google car? Or when a weapon that can hunt its own targets is hacked? Although it sounds like science fiction, the technology already exists to create weapons that can attack targets without human input. Paul Scharre, a leading expert in emerging weapons technologies, draws on deep research and firsthand experience to explore how these next-generation weapons are changing warfare. Scharre’s far-ranging investigation examines the emergence of autonomous weapons, the movement to ban them, and the legal and ethical issues surrounding their use. He spotlights artificial intelligence in military technology, spanning decades of innovation from German noise-seeking Wren torpedoes in World War II—antecedents of today’s homing missiles—to autonomous cyber weapons, submarine-hunting robot ships, and robot tank armies. Through interviews with defense experts, ethicists, psychologists, and activists, Scharre surveys what challenges might face "centaur warfighters" on future battlefields, which will combine human and machine cognition. We’ve made tremendous technological progress in the past few decades, but we have also glimpsed the terrifying mishaps that can result from complex automated systems—such as when advanced F-22 fighter jets experienced a computer meltdown the first time they flew over the International Date Line. At least thirty countries already have defensive autonomous weapons that operate under human supervision. Around the globe, militaries are racing to build robotic weapons with increasing autonomy. The ethical questions within this book grow more pressing each day. To what extent should such technologies be advanced? And if responsible democracies ban them, would that stop rogue regimes from taking advantage? At the forefront of a game-changing debate, Army of None engages military history, global policy, and cutting-edge science to argue that we must embrace technology where it can make war more precise and humane, but without surrendering human judgment. When the choice is life or death, there is no replacement for the human heart.

Book Title : Journal of Book Reviews Army of None Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War
Author : Agha H Amin
Publisher :
Release Date : 2018-06-07
Pages : 30
ISBN : 1720848904
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Journal of Book Reviews-Army of None-Autonomous weapons and the future of war

Book Title : Global Issues
Author : CQ Researcher,
Publisher : CQ Press
Release Date : 2018-02-22
Pages : 440
ISBN : 9781506396996
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Written by award-winning CQ Researcher journalists, this collection of non-partisan reports offers an in-depth examination of today’s most pressing global issues. The 2018 edition of this annual reader looks at topics such as North Korea's nuclear program, the European Union's future, stolen antiquities, and foreign aid. And because it’s CQ Researcher, the reports are expertly researched and written, presenting readers with all sides of an issue. Key Features: Chapters follow a consistent organization, beginning with a summary of the issue, then exploring a number of key questions around the issue, next offering background to put the issue into current context, and concluding with a look ahead. A pro/con debate box in every chapter offers readers the opportunity to critically analyze and discuss the issues by exploring a debate between two experts in the field. All issues include a chronology, a bibliography, photos, charts, and figures to offer readers a more complete picture of the issue at hand.

Book Title : Cases in U S National Security
Author : Donald M. Snow
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date : 2019-01-29
Pages : 248
ISBN : 9781538115671
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This supplementary reader present an engaging and novel approach to national security. A series of brief case studies representing current and controversial policy problems facilitates deliberation and debate about competing policy ideas and encourages undergraduate students to think critically about issues of national security.

Book Title : The USA and The World 2018 2019
Author : David M. Keithly
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date : 2018-10-04
Pages : 296
ISBN : 9781475841756
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Updated annually and part of the renowned “World Today Series,” USA and the World presents an unusually penetrating look into America and its relationship to the rest of the world.

Book Title : War without men
Author : Steven M. Shaker
Publisher : Potomac Books Inc
Release Date : 1988-02-01
Pages : 196
ISBN : PSU:000015024794
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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I bogen gives en fremstilling af de tanker og projekter, som optager militærteknikere og -forskere med hensyn til udnyttelse af robotter i militære fartøjer og våbensystemer til lands, til søs og i luften.

Book Title : Second to none
Author : Timothy M. Grace
Publisher :
Release Date : 2006-01-01
Pages : 540
ISBN : IND:30000135183105
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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"During World War II, the 368th Fighter Group, comprised of the 395th, 396th and 397th Fighter Squadrons, distinguished themselves while flying Republic P-47 Thunderbolt fighter-bombers during six campaigns in Europe." - p. [4] cover.

Book Title : Fire in the Sky
Author : Eric M. Bergerud
Publisher : Basic Books (AZ)
Release Date : 2000
Pages : 723
ISBN : UOM:39015048739802
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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A chronicle of the Pacific Air War in World War II draws on interviews with surviving veterans of all duties to paint a detailed look at the war in the sky

Book Title : Congressional Record
Author : United States. Congress
Publisher :
Release Date : 1947
Pages :
ISBN : IND:30000142888084
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Book Title : The Future of the Army
Author : David Barno
Publisher :
Release Date : 2016-09-23
Pages :
ISBN : 1619774658
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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