DOD identifies starting points for autonomy in weapon systems policy re-look

By Briana Reilly / June 17, 2022 at 10:59 AM
As the Defense Department reviews its bedrock autonomous weapon systems directive, the Pentagon's first emerging capabilities policy director says officials have identified two starting points within their broader effort to ensure the language is "as clear as possible" regarding U.S. policy in this realm. Those initial areas of focus, Michael Horowitz told an online Defense One Tech Summit audience Thursday, range from the “almost entirely technocratic” -- removing references to positions that no longer exist -- to incorporating elements of...

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