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DSEI 2017: Robotics and autonomy to increase land capabilities

12th September 2017 - 13:00 GMT | by Uldduz Sohrabi in London

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Robots are advancing so much that it would be ‘really stupid’ if they were not used for dangerous missions such as breaching buildings in future conflicts, according to Robert Sadowski, one of the US Army’s top robotics experts.

Sadowski, the chief roboticist at the US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), added that ‘robots and autonomy will change the character of war, but they will not change the nature of war'.

He was speaking as part of a wider debate on robotics and autonomous systems (RAS) during DSEI’s strategic conferences held before the main event in London.

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Uldduz Sohrabi is a freelance reporter for Shephard Media.

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