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Does the U.S. Navy's Next Super Weapon Have a Fatal Flaw?
« on: February 10, 2019, 06:34:01 AM »

February 10, 2019 

Does the U.S. Navy's Next Super Weapon Have a Fatal Flaw?

A new study on naval drones warns the real problem with autonomous drones isn’t going berserk, but rather the inability to adapt to the unexpected.

by Michael Peck


Autonomous combat drones stoke fears of killer robots run amok, driven by some flawed or hacked AI convinced that that yellow school bus is a tank.

But a new study on naval drones warns the real problem with autonomous drones isn’t going berserk, but rather the inability to adapt to the unexpected.

“Because autonomous systems have not, to date, learned adaptive behavior or an ability to interpret context, they appear to be particularly vulnerable to countermeasures that alter some feature of their expected environment,” according to the RAND Corp. study , which looked at naval unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV).

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/does-us-navys-next-super-weapon-have-fatal-flaw-43952
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