DOD eyes potential refresh for autonomy in weapon systems policy as 10-year mark nears

By Briana Reilly / May 26, 2022 at 9:31 AM
With the decade anniversary of the Pentagon's autonomous weapon systems policy nearing, the bedrock directive could soon be in for the refresh that some have sought for years. The forthcoming milestone, Michael Horowitz, the Defense Department's first emerging capabilities policy director said recently, may be “an opportune time” to consider incorporating advances in artificial intelligence and other areas that have evolved since the language’s adoption in November 2012. Known as 3000.09, the directive represents “in many ways, the world’s first...

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