Pentagon’s Vision Of The Future: Drones Everywhere
The most interesting bits from a planning document on the future of unmanned vehicles. Will they one day kill autonomously?
Style trips us up when we read Shakespeare — it takes a page or three to acclimate. The meaning then gets easier to grok, though nuances are still hard to convey. The Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap, released in 2009 and looking forward to 2034, is like that. How should the U.S. use its drones today? Will we need bigger fleets for future wars? Those questions are quite thoroughly addressed. The Pentagon lays out its varied goals.