The US Army will have “more combat robots than it will have humans” by 2025, former UK intelligence officer John Bassett told officials at a counter-terrorism meeting in London.

Bassett, now a security consultant, with a 20-year career with GCHQ, spoke about US attempts to employ thousands of robots in a matter of years as it tries to stay ahead of the curve. In March, DARPA beefed up the US underwater warfare capabilities with an autonomous state-of-the-art drone ship designed for things like hunting down enemy submarines.

In the same vein, Boeing in May launched an unmanned submarine that would engage in both exploratory missions and warfare.


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Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future. He lives in London with a single android - a temperamental vacuum cleaner - but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

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