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We’re Rapidly Approaching a Terrifying New Age of Automated Warfare

by Darien Cavanaugh. Cavanaugh is a contributor for War is Boring and Reverb Press. He serves on the Board of Directors for Auntie Bellum. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been used for combat purposes since Austria deployed bomb-laden balloons controlled … Continue reading

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Video Games, Virtual Reality, and International Conflicts with Robert Rath

by John W. Little. He is the creator of Blogs of War. His work and analysis have been featured in major media around the globe. The Blogs of War Twitter feed, @Blogsofwar, was selected as one of the top Twitter … Continue reading

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Cartoon of the month: Peacekeeper of the 21st Century

At the end of last week, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced an ambitious effort to identify and develop weapons systems to enable continued U.S. Military dominance in the 21st century. The new Defense Innovation Initiative — led by … Continue reading

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The unmanned underwater future

Text by Rosalyn Turner. Rosalyn Turner is an intern of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) with research interests in counterterrorism, international security and emerging defence technologies. This article was published there at first. As Australia wrestles with the difficult … Continue reading

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Aufgeschnappt: Drohnen-Hacken

Basierend auf einen Artikel von Noah Shachtman berichtete offiziere.ch anfangs 2010, dass das Videosignal der US-Drohnen unverschlüsselt übertragen wird. Das heisst: Aufständische können die von den US-Drohnen übermittelten Videobilder mit wenig Aufwand abfangen. Beschlagnahmte elektronische Ausrüstung zeigt, dass seit dem … Continue reading

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Air Power’s Robotic Future: An Interview with Northrop Grumman’s Carl Johnson

by DAVID AXE The future of aerial warfare was on dramatic display on Feb. 4 at Edwards Air Force Base in California. At around 2:00 PM local time, a 38-foot-long, bat-shaped, jet-powered robotic aircraft lifted off from the runway and … Continue reading

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U.S. Marines Want Robot Squadmates

Like all branches of the U.S. military, the Marine Corps has invested heavily in unmanned systems in recent years. When the Marines spearheaded the drive through southern Iraq six years ago, they owned just a handful of 20-year-old Pioneer Unmanned … Continue reading

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