Posts tagged as Weapons Systems

Martin Helme defense proposal possibly linked to overseas defense firm

Friday, September 18, 2020

ETV news show “Aktuaalne kaamera” (AK) reported Thursday night that an Israeli defense firm had presented weapons systems to the Riigikogu’s defense committee back in spring. However, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas (Center) says that while additional defense investments are being seriously looked at, this is not to favor any concrete defense contract bidder. Ratas’ words follow aclash between finance minister Martin Helme (EKRE) and defense minister Jüri Luik (Isamaa)over the…

Fully autonomous ‘mobile intelligent entities’ coming to the battlefields of the future

By Kelsey Atherton on Saturday, September 8, 2018

A killer robot by any other name is far more palatable to the general public. That may be part of the logic behind the Army Research Laboratory Chief Scientist Alexander Kott’s decision to refer to thinking and moving machines on the battlefield as “mobile intelligent entities.” Kott pitched the term, along with the new ARL concept of fully autonomous maneuver, at the 2nd Annual Defense News Conference yesterday, in an…