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Autonomous Weapons

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 128272, tabled on 10 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans the Government has to develop systems that operate without human intervention in the weapon command and control chain.

Answered on

15 December 2020

The United Kingdom has no intention of developing systems which operate without any human intervention in the weapon command and control chain.

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