Royal Navy Hosting ‘Robot Wars’ Training Session

Published by , October 16, 2016 11:15 pm

(TechRadar) The Royal Navy is currently hosting a training exercise it’s dubbing ‘robot wars’ off the western coasts of Scotland and Wales. The exercise is the first of its kind for the Royal Navy and features more than 50 vehicles, sensors and systems from more than 40 manufacturers of military technology.
Royal Navy Commander Peter Pipkin says that despite the focus on automation, he also offers assurance that the intention is not to “take people out of the loop”, but rather to “enhance” what they do and extend our “reach and efficiency using intelligent robotics at sea.” enhance” what they do and extend our “reach and efficiency using intelligent robotics at sea.”

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