Ethical Issues of UAVs for National Academy of Sciences

  • George R. LucasJr.
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The chapter contains a transcript of testimony presented by the author and Handbook Field Editor to a select ad hoc committee convened by the National Academy of Sciences (USA) in response to a request from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to evaluate the “Ethical and Societal Implications of Advances in Militarily Significant Technologies that are Rapidly Changing and Increasingly Globally Accessible.” The testimony was delivered at the inaugural meeting of the committee on 31 August 2011 at the NAS Beckman Center, on the campus of the University of California – Irvine.


Armed Conflict Defense Advance Research Project Agency Defense Advance Research Project Agency Civilian Infrastructure Israeli Defense Force 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.United States Naval AcademyAnnapolisUSA
  2. 2.Naval Postgraduate SchoolMontereyUSA

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