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Police Drone Weaponization Bill Essentially Gets the Axe in Connecticut

The Connecticut General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee has decided to essentially squash a bill that would have allowed police to equip unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with weapons. According to the bill history of H.B.7260, there was no action … Continue reading

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Connecticut bill would make weaponized drones legal for cops

Connecticut police officers would have the ability to use drones equipped with lethal weapons under a bill now pending in the state House of Representatives. The bill authorizing police use of “deadly” weaponized drones passed 34-7 in the state legislature’s … Continue reading

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Autonomous Military Technology at a “Tipping Point”

Autonomous military technologies that are capable of independently selecting a course of action to achieve a goal are maturing rapidly, the Defense Science Board said in a newly published study. “Autonomy, fueled by advances in artificial intelligence, has attained a … Continue reading

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Pentagon takes aim at bomb-carrying consumer drones

They’re cheap, they’re light, and they can carry a small bomb: The commercial drone is essentially a new terror gadget for organizations such as Hezbollah, Islamic State or anyone else looking to wreak havoc on a budget. “That’s the same … Continue reading

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