Provide an independent forum for those who dare to read, think, speak, and write to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of sea power and other issues critical to global security.
1st Prize: How to Fight an Unmanned War: An Examination of Tactics in Robotic Warfare, by Lieutenant James Drennan
2nd Prize: From Unique Needs to Modular Platforms: The Future of Military Robotics, by PJ Neal
3rd Prize: Our Own Worst Enemy: Institutional Inertias and the Internal Challenges of Embracing Robotics, by Nathan Hughes
3rd Prize: Mad, Mad Killer Robots, by Lieutenant Colonel David W. Szelowski, USMCR (Ret.)
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