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CascadiaPrime Cognition - Defence Applications of Artificial Intelligence

The AI genie is out of the bottle like so many technologies before it. There is much to learn from the history of arms control and the history international jurisprudence.

"Even as they compete, major militaries have reason to cooperate: to avoid misunderstanding and to establish best practices and pragmatic parameters." Source


Overview Articles

  Kissinger, Schmidt, Huttenlocker The Coming AI Metamorphosis (July 14, 2019)
  Emerging hyperwar signals AI-fueled, machine-waged future of conflict (August 7, 2017)

National and International Frameworks for the use of deadly force

  The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  Policy Exchange: Discussion of the legal interoperability issues between alliance partners. Autonomous weaponry, hybrid war, cyber non-state actors add to the complexity
  Wiki: Geneva Conventions
  Wiki: International Court of the Hague
  International Court of Justice
  United Nations Security Council
  Global AI governance: UNICRI Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics - The Hague, The Netherlands

News Portals

  Defense One

Western Government Initiatives, Inquiries and Studies

  RUSI: Assessing Autonomous Weapons as a Proliferation Risk The Future Has Not Been Written Paul O’Neill, Sam Cranny-Evans and Sarah Ashbridge (2024)
  U.S. Department of State Political Declaration on Responsible Military Use of Artificial Intelligence and Autonomy (February 16, 2023)
  Digital Navy: Enabling Canada's Naval Team for the Digital Age (2019)
  The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
  Rand: Culture and the Competition for Influence Among the U.S. Military Services (2019)

AI Defence News

  Closing Remarks by H.E. Park Jin Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea Responsible AI in the Military Domain Summit (REAIM) (February 17, 2023)
  US Woos Other Nations for Military-AI Ethics Pact State Department and Pentagon officials hope to illuminate a contrast between the United States and China on AI (February 16, 2023)
  Keynote Remarks by U/S Jenkins (T) to the Summit on Responsible Artificial Intelligence in the Military Domain (REAIM) Ministerial Segment (February 16, 2023)
  arsTechnica: Responsible use of AI in the military? US publishes declaration outlining principles 12 "best practices" for using AI and autonomous systems emphasize human accountability. (February 12, 2023)
  Dutch host first summit on 'responsible' use of AI in the military (February 14, 2023)
  War on Autopilot? It Will Be Harder Than the Pentagon Thinks (Febuary 12, 2020)
  Great Powers Must Talk to Each Other About AI (January 3, 2020)
  Defense 360 Bad Idea: Integrating Artificial Intelligence with Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications Bad Ideas in National Security Series (December 3, 2019)
  The US Army Wants to Reinvent Tank Warfare with AI - targeting cycle (October 18, 2019)
  The Economist: Battle algorithm: Artificial intelligence is changing every aspect of war (September 7, 2019)
  Fedscoop: JAIC director: 2020 will be a breakout year for DODs artificial intelligence (September 4, 2019)
  U.S. Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) Chief, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Position Description (September 4, 2019)
  Artificial Intelligence meets bureaucratic politics (August 1, 2019)
  Russian Ai-enabled combat: Coming to a city near you? (July 31, 2019)
  Here s How the Russian Military Is Organizing to Develop AI (July 20, 2019)
  Conference: The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Defense Agencies
  Swarming attack drones could soon be real weapons for the military (February 19, 2019)
  Its a cat and mouse game as militaries fight the big threat of small drones (February 15, 2019)
  Chinese Military speaks to itself revealing doubts (February 18, 2019)

AI Defence Papers



  U.S. - China Economic and Security Review Commission Hearing on Chinas Advanced Weapons(February 23, 2019)