An artist's rendering shows how unmanned aerial drones known as “Gremlin” could assist the US military. Image: Darpa

The rise of the machines: Pentagon examining how enemy nations could empower AI to kill

The US military has built a force that relies heavily on the decision-making skills of its troops but “authoritarian regimes” might use weapons that can act independently.

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An artist's rendering shows how unmanned aerial drones known as “Gremlin” could assist the US military. Image: Darpa
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