Ministry of Defence
The Emotionless Future of War Means Even More Killing
A new report thinks dispassionate killer robots will carry out the conflicts of tomorrow. What could possibly go wrong?
The UK Wants Swarms of Drones for Defence Missions
Ministry of Defence launches competition for drone swarms that can track individuals and jam communications.
UK Govt Report: Oil Companies Drilling in the Arctic Will Find It's Unprofitable
The Arctic resource scramble is over—and so is the oil boom, warns UK defense ministry.
Even the Food Standards Agency Could Access UK Surveillance Data Under New Bill
All kinds of government agencies beyond law enforcement could request data under the draft Investigatory Powers Bill.
The UK Ministry of Defence Says Life in 2045 Will Be Unequal and Violent
A new report sets out a future context for defence and security. And wow, is it a bit grim.
Drones Aren't Helping Job Creation in Wales
Schoolchildren in West Wales are told they have a choice in careers, and it goes a little something like this: farmer, fisherman, drunk, drone pilot. But now even the last option is becoming less and less viable.
A New Robo-Soldier Will Test Chemical Warfare Suits
Porton Man is designed to test chemical, biological, and radiological suits for the UK's Ministry of Defence.
I Spent the Weekend Getting Attacked by Soldiers in Cairo
One of them died, but my camera survived.