RAF drones could kill without the need for humans: AI would let machines pick targets and fire at will

RAF drones could kill without the need for humans: AI would let machines pick targets and fire at willHuman intervention is required by law for unmanned vehicle strikesBut drones could potentially become fully autonomous if laws changeThe Taranis drone is being developed for the British and French militaries Officials say it is being designed with the potential to take humans out of the loop and leave the decision-making to the machinesBy Ryan O’Hare for MailOnline Published: 11:09, 10 June 2016 | Updated: 15:07, 10 June 2016 British military drones bringing death from above could be capable of firing on targets without the need for a human operator.A new drone being developed by French and British military contractors for use by the RAF, is being built with capabilities of selecting and engaging…


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