Future war with Russia or China would be ‘extremely lethal and fast’, US generals warn
‘The speed at which machines can make decisions in the far future is likely to challenge our ability to cope, demanding a new relationship between man and machine’
By Samuel Osborne
Any future war with Russia or China would be “extremely lethal and fast” and produce violence on the scale not seen for 60 years, according to US generals.
Artificial intelligence and automated weapons systems will accelerate any future conflict, Major General William Hix has warned.
“A conventional conflict in the near future will be extremely lethal and fast,” he told a future-of-the-Army panel on Tuesday, Defense One reports. “And we will not own the stopwatch.”