As unmanned systems become increasingly prevalent in global militaries, it has become crucial to gain a deeper understanding of the societal implications of the rapid technological advancements in this area, including their ethical implications and effects on public policy. This paper will analyze the technological development and ethical considerations of fully autonomous weapon systems used within the US military and around the world to propose policy development to ensure a conscientious future of warfare.
Alam, Sabriya; Jimenez, Olivia; Taylor, Julia; and Jengelley, Dwaine
"Unmanned and Autonomous Weapons Systems: Practices and Related Policy,"
Student Papers in Public Policy: Vol. 2
Available at: https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/sppp/vol2/iss1/7