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Old 12-02-2019, 09:55 AM   #264
iamawaveofthesea
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The problem with making all of our weapons autonomous gavin is that as artificial intelligence takes over more and more of the internet and connectivity grows through the 5G cloud which will have global reach how are you going to prevent AI from being able to control all of this autonomous military hardware you are building for it?

UK will deploy drone squadron after Brexit, says defence secretary

Experts query how Gavin Williamson’s latest plan to increase UK’s ‘lethality’ will be funded
Dan Sabbagh
Mon 11 Feb 2019 15.15 GMT

The British defence secretary has revealed plans to invest £7m in a swarm squadron of drones theoretically capable of jamming enemy air defences, in a bellicose speech in which he spelled out how the UK could “enhance its lethality” after Brexit.

Gavin Williamson said he wanted the RAF to form a new “concept unit” composed of hundreds of small flying craft, although some experts in the field questioned whether the technology described existed yet.
Brexit 'can enhance UK's lethality', says defence secretary
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The UK would “develop swarm squadrons of network-enabled drones capable of confusing and overwhelming enemy air defences”, Williamson said, and he promised to have them “ready to be deployed by the end of this year”.
https://www.theguardian.com/politics...vin-williamson
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