Pentagon advisory panel calls for DOD to establish counter-autonomy czar

By Jason Sherman / October 8, 2020 at 4:52 PM
(Editor's Note: This story has been corrected to reflect that Mark Maybury is chief technology officer at Stanley Black and Decker.) An influential Pentagon advisory board says the U.S. military is laying the groundwork for autonomous weapon systems, but not sufficiently preparing to deal with such technologies in the hands of adversaries. The board is recommending the Defense Department adopt a comprehensive counter-autonomy strategy -- including counter counter-autonomy plans -- beginning with establishing a new senior official to oversee...

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