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NATO explores game-changing quantum tech

2nd February 2022 - 17:05 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City


Quantum technologies work at the sub-atomic scale. (Photo: US Army)

What is NATO doing to develop a specific policy for quantum technology?

The potential benefits of quantum technology when applied to military processes are on the agenda for many national MoDs, but at a supranational level NATO is focusing on developing a new policy in this domain by seeking partnerships with organisations in the public and private sectors.

Speaking to Shephard, a NATO official explained that quantum technology resembles other emerging and disruptive technologies in presenting risks and opportunities.

NATO is working with ‘academia and civil society to develop and adopt new technologies, strengthen the Allied industrial base and maintain NATO’s technological edge', the official added.

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a North America editor at Shephard Media. She joined the company …

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