Robotics and Military Operations

In the wake of two extended wars, Western militaries find themselves looking to the future while confronting amorphous nonstate threats and shrinking defense budgets.

Author: William G. Braun III

Publisher: Alpha Edition

ISBN: 9789352977574

Category: History

Page: 74

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In the wake of two extended wars, Western militaries find themselves looking to the future while confronting amorphous nonstate threats and shrinking defense budgets. The 2015 Kingston Conference on International Security (KCIS) examined how robotics and autonomous systems that enhance soldier effectiveness may offer attractive investment opportunities for developing a more efficient force capable of operating effectively in the future environment. This monograph offers 3 chapters derived from the KCIS and explores the drivers influencing strategic choices associated with these technologies and offers preliminary policy recommendations geared to advance a comprehensive technology investment strategy. In addition, the publication offers insight into the ethical challenges and potential positive moral implications of using robots on the modern battlefield.

Human Robot Interactions in Future Military Operations

increase acceptance of robots not only by helping operators understand the
automation but also by creating bonds that increase ... Rather than making
military personnel learn a brand new interface and set of rules for interacting with
the robot, ...

Author: Florian Jentsch

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1317119460

Category: Computers

Page: 466

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Soldier-robot teams will be an important component of future battle spaces, creating a complex but potentially more survivable and effective combat force. The complexity of the battlefield of the future presents its own problems. The variety of robotic systems and the almost infinite number of possible military missions create a dilemma for researchers who wish to predict human-robot interactions (HRI) performance in future environments. Human-Robot Interactions in Future Military Operations provides an opportunity for scientists investigating military issues related to HRI to present their results cohesively within a single volume. The issues range from operators interacting with small ground robots and aerial vehicles to supervising large, near-autonomous vehicles capable of intelligent battlefield behaviors. The ability of the human to 'team' with intelligent unmanned systems in such environments is the focus of the volume. As such, chapters are written by recognized leaders within their disciplines and they discuss their research in the context of a broad-based approach. Therefore the book allows researchers from differing disciplines to be brought up to date on both theoretical and methodological issues surrounding human-robot interaction in military environments. The overall objective of this volume is to illuminate the challenges and potential solutions for military HRI through discussion of the many approaches that have been utilized in order to converge on a better understanding of this relatively complex concept. It should be noted that many of these issues will generalize to civilian applications as robotic technology matures. An important outcome is the focus on developing general human-robot teaming principles and guidelines to help both the human factors design and training community develop a better understanding of this nascent but revolutionary technology. Much of the research within the book is based on the Human Research and Engineering Directorate (HRED), U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) 5-year Army Technology Objective (ATO) research program. The program addressed HRI and teaming for both aerial and ground robotic assets in conjunction with the U.S. Army Tank and Automotive Research and Development Center (TARDEC) and the Aviation and Missile Development Center (AMRDEC) The purpose of the program was to understand HRI issues in order to develop and evaluate technologies to improve HRI battlefield performance for Future Combat Systems (FCS). The work within this volume goes beyond the research results to encapsulate the ATO's findings and discuss them in a broader context in order to understand both their military and civilian implications. For this reason, scientists conducting related research have contributed additional chapters to widen the scope of the original research boundaries.

Military Robots and Drones

This book provides an insightful introduction to the most important field of military innovation for the 21st century—robotic and drone weaponry.

Author: Paul J. Springer

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1598847325

Category: History

Page: 297

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This book provides an insightful introduction to the most important field of military innovation for the 21st century—robotic and drone weaponry. * A chronology of important events in robotic technology * A detailed bibliography on the latest sources related to this innovative technology

Modeling and Simulation for Military Operations II

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT OF ROBOTS WITH WALKING LOCOMOTION
Considering the complicated environments of coastal terrain and the growing use
of autonomous vehicles in dull , dirty . and dangerous applications ( 9 ) , the ...

Author: William K. Schum

Publisher: Society of Photo Optical

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 292

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Proceedings of SPIE present the original research papers presented at SPIE conferences and other high-quality conferences in the broad-ranging fields of optics and photonics. These books provide prompt access to the latest innovations in research and technology in their respective fields. Proceedings of SPIE are among the most cited references in patent literature.

Computers in Engineering 1984 Robotics

ABSTRACT controlled operations and / or concurrent operation involving
program following robotic control with sensory ... Problems ; differences between
military , construction , and manufacturing applications of robots ; implications for
 ...

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Category: Computers

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Mobile Robots XV

This section discusses the characteristics of two classes of military operations
that take place inside buildings as potential applications for distributed robotic
systems . One of the archetypal MOUT operations is that of “ clearing ” a building ,
in ...

Author: Howie M. Choset

Publisher: Society of Photo Optical

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 422

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Robotics

Industries and Applications The two primary applications for which the Prowler
was designed are surveillance and military operations . Military robots can be
used to patrol sensitive locations such as air and missile bases , nuclear
weapons ...

Author: Anne Cardoza

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Robotics

Page: 149

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Computers in Engineering

ABSTRACT controlled operations and / or concurrent operation involving
program following robotic control with sensory ... Military laboratories are
exploring potential applications of robotics for the enhancement of field
operations in the ...

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Category: Computers

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Robotics

IN ENGLISH 0466 MILITARY ROBOTS . ... It is expected , however , that robots
for logistical support will take over the manual operations particularly for complex
... of the development and research for robots to be used in military operations .

Author: Engineering Information, Inc

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Robots

Page: 214

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World Robotics

They are based on a mobile robot platform , on which a number of speciality
instruments can be mounted so that they can be adapted to particular tasks in a
variety of application areas . In military operations surveillance robots put
distance ...

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Category: Robot industry

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Mobile Robots

The RMP was equipped with a ladar and camera to support operation under
MissionLab . The system was demonstrated in convoying mode together with
Segway RMPs from USC and UPenn at the McKenna Military Operations on
Urban ...

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Category: Mobile robots

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Robotics and Remote Systems for Hazardous Environments

Field robots have also been applied in less disastrous but similarly hazardous
situations encountered in nuclear industries , military operations , and deep sea
and outer space exploration . Equally important applications are possible in ...

Author: Mohammad Jamshidi

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 229

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The first in a series, this book reports on progress in the use of robots and telerobots in hazardous environments. Topics include sensing and sensory fusion, control, intelligence, hot cells applications, mobile robots and environmentally conscious manufacturing.

Proceedings of the ANS Seventh Topical Meeting on Robotics and Remote Systems April 27 to May 1 1997 Radisson Riverfront Hotel and Conference Center Augusta Georgia

In emergency or quick-response military operations, several remotely operated
firearms could be set up at points along a controlled perimeter in a military action
to act as "remote sentries," monitored and controlled from a central location (more
 ...

Author: American Nuclear Society. Savannah River Section

Publisher: Amer Nuclear Society

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1177

View: 112


Artificial Intelligence

... intelligence to overcome unexpected , unplanned contingencies ; robots that
possess the maneuverability to climb inside large structures ( such as ships ) and
weld seams , or to navigate over difficult terrain in military operations ; robots that
 ...

Author: Daniel Schutzer

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 294

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Naval Engineers Journal

Analysis the analysis of information for ship operations by means of information
processing , simulation , and modelling . ... To obtain whatever tactical
advantages robotics may provide in executing military missions ; 2. To avoid
technological ...

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Category: Marine engineering

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