Tag Archives: National Defence

‘Killer Robots’ and the Future of War


Amanda Connolly, writing for iPolitics, discusses the potentially disturbing implications of so-called “killer robots” for modern warfare (“‘Killer robots’ could spark violence against Canadians, change global power balances: DND,” iPolitics, 19 July 2015). One of the main arguments used by those supporting the development of lethal autonomous weapons — “killer robots”, to use the popular […]

CADSI calls for defence industrial strategy

The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) released a report last week on the challenges and opportunities facing the Canadian defence industry with respect to military procurement. Canada’s Defence Industry: A Vital Partner Supporting Canada’s Economic and National Interests, commissioned by the federal departments of National Defence, Industry Canada, and Public Works and […]