Wired for War

Wired for War

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In Wired for War, P. W. Singer explores the greatAsest revolution in military affairs since the atom bomb: the dawn of robotic warfare. We are on the cusp of a massive shift in military technology that threatens to make real the stuff of I, Robot and The Terminator. Blending historical evidence with interviews of an amazAsing cast of characters, Singer shows how technology is changing not just how wars are fought, but also the politics, economics, laws, and the ethics that surround war itself. Travelling from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan to modern-day qskunk worksq in the midst of suburbia, Wired for War will tantalise a wide readership, from military buffs to policy wonks to gearheads.Many basic USVs merely entail taking sensors and a remote control unit and plugging them into a boat. However, many ... Spartan Scout got its first realworld use in the Iraq war in 2003, inspecting small civilian boats in the Persian Gulf without risking sailorsa#39; lives. The boat also ... But others are converted torpedoes, like the REMUS, which was used to clear sea mines in Iraq, or even minisubmarines, which are launched from manned submarines to hunt down the enemy. The sea willanbsp;...

Title:Wired for War
Author:P. W. Singer
Publisher:Penguin - 2009-01-22


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