Russia first used semi-autonomous robot tanks in combat in Syria last year — but now it seems that those test runs didn’t go too well. The remote-controlled tanks ran into a number of problems, The...
As the use of drones as military weapons has increased, so too has the need for anti-drone tech. Anduril Industries, a startup founded by Palmer Luckey, one of the tech industry’s most...
If governments turn control over their weapons systems to fully-autonomous machines, we may face devastating, unintentional calamities or acts of war. So warns Laura Nolan, a former Google software...
According to 3D design and printing YouTube channel “Maker’s Muse,” the popular video platform is taking down combat robotics videos — competitions popularized through the show “BattleBots” —...
Battle Bots On Tuesday, Amazon kicked off re:MARS — a four-day conference focused on robotics, machine learning, automation, and space — and one of the first speakers to take the stage was Boston...
KillBot A new robotic tank called THeMIS could bring the remote-control capabilities of aerial drone warfare down to ground combat. The robot, which C4ISRNET reports was equipped with a 12.7mm...
Autopilot The U.S. Air Force recently announced a new artificial intelligence program that it’s calling “Skyborg,” which military leaders hope will be able to autonomously fly drones and fighter...
BattleBots The Russian military’s research division is working to develop ground-based, combat-ready robots to assist its infantry. The heavily-armed robots, first displayed in a state-produced...
Autonomous Killing Machine In February, the U.S. Army asked experts for ideas on how to build a system that would allow tanks and other ground-combat vehicles to quickly and automatically “acquire,...
Bot Gun Military contractor Boeing announced Wednesday that it is developing an autonomous fighter jet plane that it plans to sell to customers around the world. The company plans to fly the...