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NGCV: Hard Choices In Bradley Replacement, RFP Out Friday

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The Army will sacrifice some protection to fit two NGCVs on one Air Force C-17.

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SOCOM Tests Sarcos Exoskeleton (No, It Isn’t ‘Iron Man’)

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Sorry, you won’t be punching aliens in the face. But loading 200-pound missiles onto a helicopter by yourself? That’s plenty useful.

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Why DoD Cut A Carrier in 2020 Budget: Survivable Robots & Missiles Vs. China

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An inside source explains the logic behind the 2020 budget’s most controversial call.

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Genocide Swarms & Assassin Drones: The Case For Banning Lethal AI

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Don’t fear robots who rebel against their human masters. Fear robots that obey the wrong human.

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Fear & Loathing In AI: How The Army Triggered Fears Of Killer Robots

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Why did an obscure Army program inspire headlines about “killer robots”?

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Attacking Artificial Intelligence: How To Trick The Enemy

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“Autonomy may look like an Achilles’ heel, and in a lot of ways it is” – but for both sides, DTRA’s Nick Wager said. “I think that’s as much opportunity as that is vulnerability. We are good at this… and we can be better than the threat.”

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Robot Wolfpacks: The Faster, Cheaper 355-Ship Fleet

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Smaller unmanned vessels will act as expendable scouts and decoys, larger ones — over 50 meters — will carry masses of missiles, while manned ships will carry both the largest systems and the human beings essential for rapid adaptation in combat.

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‘Be Ready To Fight Now’: Top Admiral On Russia & China

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“The Battle of Guadalcanal was a brutal campaign, but shows us what the next fight could be like,” Vice Adm. Brown said. “Usually, the CO (skipper), XO (executive officer) and senior officers – even admirals – were killed immediately – but what happened?”

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Forget The Terminator: Robotics For Logistics 1st, Combat 2nd

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Don’t think about the Terminator or Iron Man: Think about Sigourney Weaver’s power loader lifting crates in Aliens.

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Forget The Terminator For Future Army AI: LTG Wesley

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DETROIT: The Artificial Intelligence the military needs most is not some kind of killer robot, the Army’s three-star senior futurist told me today. The Army really needs AI to make sense of lots of data, fast, so commanders and quartermasters can send the right forces with the right supplies to the right place on the… Keep reading →

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