Deadly Decisions26 February 2014
8 objections to killer robots
Killer robots are fully autonomous weapon systems that can select and engage targets without meaningful human intervention. Although killer robots do not exist yet, the rapid advances in military technology show that the capability to deploy fully autonomous weapons is on its way. With the report 'Deadly Decisions - 8 objections to killer robots' PAX highlights eight objections to killer robots and explains why a comprehensive and pre-emptive ban on these weapons is necessary.