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Chinese Truck Can Launch A Swarm of Killer Drones

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Reptile, May 18, 2019.

  1. Reptile

    Reptile NES Member

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    ROBOT WARS
    China unveils terrifying new armoured truck which launches swarms of killer drones to attack its enemies


    The war machine - based on a Russian Tigr vehicle - can direct the drones so they simultaneously converge on targets and detonate their explosive payloads

    The mighty YJ2080 is equipped with 12 launch tubes - four for reconnaissance drones and the other eight for explosive laden drones which can travel at 110mph.

    Its mission will be to eliminate targets beyond traditional line of sight and kill from above with four pound bombs.


    The truck's deadly drone system can search for and destroy its own targets, reports Popular Mechanics.

    Earlier this year, China revealed a lethal fully autonomous drones that can carry out targeted military strikes

    The killer drones and pilotless aircraft are fitted with AK-47 rifles and are already being exported to combat zones in the Middle East.

    US national security think tank Center for a New American Security (CNAS) said in a report that Chinese officials see this AI ‘arms race’ as a threat to global peace.

    China unveils terrifying armoured truck which launches swarms of killer drones
     

  2. Fixxah

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    Who has the brown noise? That is what everyone fears
     
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    China is also interested in using AI for military command decision-making.

    According to the report, Zeng Yi, a senior executive at China’s third largest defense company, said AI will be at the core of future warfare.

    “Mechanized equipment is just like the hand of the human body. In future intelligent wars, AI systems will be just like the brain of the human body,” Zeng said, according to the report.

    “AI may completely change the current command structure, which is dominated by humans” to one that is dominated by an “AI cluster.”
     
  4. Super99Z

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    Sounds like a good setup for "Oh we didn't do that bad thing, it was the AI!"
     
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  5. Uzi2

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    The more technology advances, the better peace looks.

    There have been international treaties regarding the use of unattended mines and mine fields, now new treaties will have to be adopted for autonomous armed drones.
     
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    I was just watching clips of Terminator 2 last night [mg]
     
  7. Spanz

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    US has had such a system since the 1980's. [rofl]

    Brilliant Anti-Tank - Wikipedia

    they cancelled it in 2003 for some reason....probably was just not that effective.
     
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    I wouldnt count on it, atleast not until there is a major war involving these.
     
  10. Broccoli Iglesias

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    Sounds like they are learning from the Boeing executive team.
     
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    Why can't they just use drones to deliver the Chinese food, then get back in the damn kitchen !?!

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    Especially on New Year's Eve, LOL.
     
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    Exactly, I’d love to call in an air strike of pork chow mein and hot and sour soup on my position.

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    In 2003 ... It was probably still using 1980s hardware.

    The auvs I worked on went from the 80's level kit to modern stuff around 2007-2010. Some bigger companies still used basically the same boards they already built, designed, paid someone to write the specific software for, and then fired all the software developers.

    It's changed rapidly with the cellphone industry taking flight.

    The stuff from 2003, if it was really good, could probably handle not crashing into the ground instantly, fly a few circles, and go to X point and release payload.

    The stuff today can do all that, identify the license plate model make and color, verify number of occupants and upload pictures of them, do all the flight calculations effortlessly, barrel roll around a flying enemy drone, hack your cell phone on the way and drop it's payload on the X.

    And since the board to do all that is most likely the size and weight of your cellphone, it can go farther and faster than the old stuff and use way less power doing computations.

    Jtags are awesome.
     
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    I do. Listen at own risk...



    AI for battlefield decisions will be just as effective as Oblabla's micro-managing of the most minor engagements. Like or hate Trump, he got out of the way of battlefield decision making and wa-la, success. As far as AI decision making goes, think 737 Max.
     
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  17. Rob Boudrie

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    The first delivery of a kidney by drone has been completed. Previous deliveries were of non-transplantable kidneys for test runs.
     
  18. Spanz

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    With fava beans?
     
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    On the 16 yard line, shootin' for the Lewis!
    That was a liver.

    Learn your organs!
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    that IS one tasty looking liver.

    And i wonder, if the drone crashes, and the liver is just lying there on the ground....fido would come running!
     

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