Tag Archives: MOD

The (cyber-)war on “cognitive space”

The U.K.’s Ministry of Defence is investing millions into research on the future of cyberwarfare, including the use of psychological techniques and social media to manipulate people’s beliefs. According to the Guardian, this research includes “Understanding Online Avatars, Cognitive and … Continue reading

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UK military first to trial “Nano” helicopter drone – the “Black Hornet”

As I’ve written about previously, the future of drone warfare will see the adoption and proliferation of “micro” drones called Nanos, which can cooperate together in what the military is calling a SWARM ability. The advantage of using SWARMs of drones … Continue reading

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U.K. drone spending tops £2bn

The UK has spent more than £2bn on buying and developing militarydrones over the past five years and is poised to commit an extra £2bn for another new unmanned aircraft, according to a report. Guardian

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