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EW Europe 2018: Race to militarise AI heats up

31st May 2018 - 14:00 GMT | by Alice Budge in London


Touted as a game changing technology for defence systems, the race to exploit the battlefield potential of AI has heated up in recent years, contributing to a potentially destabilising arms race involving China, Russia and the US.

The first generation of military systems to effectively utilise AI tools are now coming online and smart algorithms have already led to minor revolutions in not only how military technology is procured, but also the relationships between industry and the military and visions of the future battlefield.

As it strives to dominate the world of weaponised AI ahead of the US, China has

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