For military forces, AI is a case of ‘coming, ready or not’. Developed to meet commercial imperatives, the technology is rapidly maturing. It is now up to militaries to gain the best advantage from it.
The European Commission’s proposed plan to take down online terrorist content within an hour of publication seems limited in its effectiveness and risks ignoring other aspects of extremist activities online.
Initial trials at the Port of Los Angeles suggest that unmanned surface vehicles offer significant benefits over traditional solutions to providing round-the-clock security coverage for the ports and harbours that underpin the global economy.
The acquisition of combat-capable lead-in fighter trainer/light combat aircraft types to complement traditional fast jet types across less demanding mission sets offers a potential route towards regenerating practical combat mass for medium-sized air forces.
RUSI's Senior Research Fellow on Air Power and Technology, Elizabeth Quintana, examines the UK's latest decision to extend Tornado strikes in Iraq. The jets - due to be disbanded last March - are to...