Shifting definitions? The UK and ‘autonomous weapons systems’
In May this year the UK’s MoD released a new concept note on ‘human machine teaming’. In an a short policy analysis, we consider the implications of that note for the UK’s definition of autonomous weapons systems: Shifting definitions –... Read more
Lords AI committee: UK definitions of autonomous weapons hinder international agreeme...
In the results of an enquiry published this week, the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence challenged the UK’s futuristic definitions of autonomous weapons systems as “clearly out of step” with those of the rest of the world,... Read more
Tech companies and civil society urge UK to take action to prohibit autonomous weapon...
With states meeting this week to discuss concerns over lethal autonomous weapons systems at the UN in Geneva, a group of UK-based tech companies, non-governmental organisations (including Article 36) and academics wrote to the UK government to take action for... Read more