Current and projected autonomous technologies that leverage artificial intelligence (AI) will have profound effects on the role humans play in warfare. These sophisticated machines that seek to overmatch human-level capacities and capabilities will change the anthropological dynamics of the battlefield. From reducing the number of administrative and logistics personnel performing back-office activities to augmenting infantry squads with autonomous systems, AI technologies are poised to emerge as a force multiplier.
Protecting Our Warrior Ethos Tomorrow
By Major Scott Humr, U.S. Marine Corps