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Armed Russian robocops to defend missile bases - 23 April 2014 - New Scientist
"Last month, Dmitry Andreyev of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces announced that mobile robots would be standing guard over five ballistic missile installations. These robots can detect and destroy targets, without human involvement. Russia, it seems, is taking the lead in a new robotic arms race."
robots  war 
may 2014 by warrenellis
BBC News - 'Killer robots' to be debated at UN
"Autonomous weapons systems cannot be guaranteed to predictably comply with international law," Prof Sharkey told the BBC. "Nations aren't talking to each other about this, which poses a big risk to humanity."
robots  war 
may 2014 by warrenellis
Technology monitor: Joining the drones club | The Economist
Ravens are now being upgraded to use a communications system that provides enough bandwidth for 40 of them to fly in the same area, instead of the current four. This digital upgrade also turns the drones into networked devices that can communicate with other robots and systems. 
tech  war  comms  robots 
august 2011 by warrenellis

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