AI's impact on military power

At the Singapore Defence Technology Summit that begins tomorrow, defence innovation leaders from around the world will discuss the direction and nature of novel technologies, as well as their impact at a time of intensifying geopolitical strategic competition.

One of the key issues for this summit has to do with artificial intelligence (AI) and whether its rapid diffusion will have a revolutionary impact on the future of warfare; if it does, how will it be applied to weapons technology and even the way the military is organised?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 25, 2019, with the headline 'AI's impact on military power'. Print Edition | Subscribe