22. 04. 2014
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DARPA Is Developing The Ultimate Autopilot System

        Source: Fast Company One of the problems the military faces with several decades of working aircraft is that the command interfaces are all slightly different, therefore requiring them to...

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01. 04. 2014
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Inside the Military’s New Office for Cyborgs:Biological Technology Office

                  Source: Defense One The ability to link human brains to machines, create new life forms and build Star Trek-style disease detectors will be the focus...

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28. 03. 2014
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Pentagon to adapt drones to communicate with each other during aerial battles

  Source: USA Today U.S. drones fly with virtual impunity over Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen, firing deadly missiles at targets with little concern the highly effective aircraft will be shot down. Pentagon planners...

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19. 03. 2014
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DARPA’s Newest X-Plane Concepts Are All Robots

          Source: IEEE Spectrum Yesterday, DARPA announced the four companies that’ll be competing to develop a new experimental aircraft that combines the efficiency of an airplane with the versatility of a...

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11. 02. 2014
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DARPA’s hot for futuristic helicopter-like delivery drones

Source: CNET In hard-to-reach warzones, it can be near impossible to get supplies to ground soldiers or conduct rescue missions without coming under enemy fire or landing in minefields. Given these logistical issues,...

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04. 02. 2014
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Robotic turrets: Corps’ next-gen vehicles could feature remote weapons systems

Source: Army Times Lance Cpl. Dale Means, who deployed to Afghanistan in 2012 with Combat Logistics Battalion 2, was manning the turret on a 7-ton truck when a roadside bomb detonated. Three Marines...

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03. 02. 2014
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Transhumanism and War

Source: Institute for ethics &emerging technologies Throughout the transhumanist movement there is a strong belief, that transhuman technology will eventually end all wars and poverty. On the other hand there is a very...

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20. 01. 2014
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Deep Future: US Army Studying Replacing Thousands of Grunts with Robots

Source: military times The postwar, sequestration-era US Army is working on becoming “a smaller, more lethal, deployable and agile force,” according to Gen. Robert Cone, head of the service’s Training and Doctrine Command....

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17. 01. 2014
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Tiny robots to prowl US-Mexico border’s dark drug tunnels

Source: CSM The nation’s increasingly high-tech battle against drug smuggling along the Southwest border just got another ally: a wireless, compact, camera-equipped robot. Although the military for years has relied on robots for...

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19. 12. 2013
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Developing robots for warfare – Israeli research sees the future battlefield dominated by robots and unmanned devices.

Developing robots for warfare – Israeli research sees the future battlefield dominated by robots and unmanned devices.

Source: Globes The man, who was among of the throngs of people who filled the event hall of the luxury hotel in the Middle Eastern Arab capital, on a rainy afternoon in January,...

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05. 11. 2013
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Future Army: Telepresence Battledroids and Smartguns Will Change Warfare Forever

Future Army: Telepresence Battledroids and Smartguns Will Change Warfare Forever

Source: H Plus Magazine The period from 1500 B.C. to A.D. 100 was a time during which there occurred a genuine revolution in most aspects of people’s existence and organization. It was a...

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09. 10. 2013
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The Next Step For U.S. Special Forces: Cybernetic Exoskeletons

The Next Step For U.S. Special Forces: Cybernetic Exoskeletons

Source: Fast Company The military’s elite special forces will be getting a sneak peek at our future of wearable computing and omnipresent sensors in the most direct way possible: Cybernetic exoskeletons with liquid...

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23. 08. 2013
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DARPA: Network of unmanned undersea platforms would assist manned vessels

DARPA: Network of unmanned undersea platforms would assist manned vessels

Source: Phys Org Today’s naval forces rely primarily on highly capable multifunctional manned platforms, such as ships and submarines. Even the most advanced vessel, however, can only be in one place at a...

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16. 08. 2013
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Intelligent wars

Source: The News International One area where research is highly secretive and very little details are released to the media is that of robotics and machine intelligence. A very sinister and relatively recent...

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21. 07. 2013
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After Af-Pak, US to deploy drones to fresh frontiers

After Af-Pak, US to deploy drones to fresh frontiers

Source: DC The US is shifting its huge fleet of drones from combat zones in Afghanistan and Pakistan to fresh frontiers, where these planes will spy on a melange of armed groups, drug...

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08. 07. 2013
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Going Under: Elite Navy Units Call on Water-Based Drones

Going Under: Elite Navy Units Call on Water-Based Drones

Source: USN Navy SEALs and other elite units are turning over some of the riskier parts of their jobs to a new underwater drone that is learning to “think and do” more on...

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08. 07. 2013
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DRDO:Unmanned technology will be the focus of future warfare

DRDO:Unmanned technology will be the focus of future warfare

Source: ET Future warfare scenario requires multiple functionality unmannedtechnology with human intelligence interface and ability to coordinate multiple systems in consonance, DRDO Director General Avinash Chander said here today. Space, cyber space and asymmetric dimensions of warfare are assuming greater importance...

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02. 07. 2013
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Israel Defense Forces:Tomorrow’s Wars — No Longer Science Fiction

Israel Defense Forces:Tomorrow’s Wars — No Longer Science Fiction

Source: HS Today What will tomorrow’s wars look like?  What was once considered science fiction is fast becoming a reality. The characteristics of the battlefield of the future will  demand an even faster...

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08. 06. 2013
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India developing robotic soldiers to replace humans in warfare

India developing robotic soldiers to replace humans in warfare

Source: Indian Express With futuristic warfare in mind, India is working to develop robotic soldiers as part of efforts to boost unmanned fighting capabilities, joining a select group of countries in this endeavour....

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15. 04. 2013
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Pain Rays and Robot Swarms: The Radical New War Games the DOD Plays

Pain Rays and Robot Swarms: The Radical New War Games the DOD Plays

Source: Atlantic In the year 2025, a rogue state–long suspected of developing biological weapons–now seems intent on using them against U.S. allies and interests. Anticipating such an event, we have developed a secret...

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09. 04. 2013
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DARPA Building Robots With ‘Real’ Brains

DARPA Building Robots With ‘Real’ Brains

Source: National Defense The next frontier for the robotics industry is to build machines that think like humans. Scientists have pursued that elusive goal for decades, and they believe they are now just...

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04. 03. 2013
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DARPA looks to use small ships as drone bases

DARPA looks to use small ships as drone bases

Source: IET The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) wants the Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node (TERN) programme to combine the strengths of both land- and sea-based approaches to supporting airborne assets. TERN...

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03. 02. 2013
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Nano helicopter drone for UK troops in Afghanistan

Nano helicopter drone for UK troops in Afghanistan

Source: BBC The drones can fly around corners and obstacles to identify potential hidden dangers, the Ministry of Defence said.The Norwegian-designed Black Hornet Nano features a tiny camera and relays video and still...

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28. 01. 2013
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US military plans drone base near Mali: Official

US military plans drone base near Mali: Official

Source: Times of India The US military plans to set up a base for drones in northwest Africa to bolster surveillance of al-Qaida’s affiliate in the region as well as allied Islamist extremists,...

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16. 01. 2013
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Undersea pods to hold US war supplies

Undersea pods to hold US war supplies

Editors Notes: Pentagon has plans to relocate equipment for future conflicts on land.  Pentagon shift toward Asia Pacific – lots of water and little land. Related Article: Army’s Plans to Relocate Gear Offer...

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04. 01. 2013
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Russia prepares to Robot warfare

Russia prepares to Robot warfare

Source: RBTH It is difficult to judge the validity of the opinion that the very idea of using robotics in the field is criminal and conjures up images of “terminators” — cold-blooded killing...

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06. 12. 2012
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Army Black Hawk flies autonomously over California

Army Black Hawk flies autonomously over California

Source: US Army Over the skies east of San Jose, a Black Hawk helicopter was seen flying low and slow Nov. 5. There were pilots aboard the aircraft, but all maneuvers during this...

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25. 11. 2012
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Terminator war scenario no longer a joke

Terminator war scenario no longer a joke

Source: SMH THE use of drones to kill suspected terrorists is controversial, but so long as a human being decides whether to fire the missile, it is not a radical shift in how...

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05. 10. 2012
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Robotic weapons to replace present generation of US drones

Robotic weapons to replace present generation of US drones

Source: AFP/Australian THE US military’s current fleet of drones will soon be overtaken by a new wave of robots that will be faster, stealthier and smarter – operating virtually without human intervention, experts...

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