Pentagon eyes next generation of autonomous weapon systems

By Justin Doubleday / January 27, 2020 at 12:10 PM
Pentagon officials will meet with industry this spring to discuss a wide range of autonomous system developments in the coming years, according to a public notice which sheds more light on how Defense Department officials envision pairing machines and humans on the battlefield. DOD is seeking feedback from industry on advanced autonomous systems under the auspices of a new project, "Fire Support Next," run by the assistant director for autonomy within the office of the under secretary of defense for...

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