Autonomy in Weapon Systems

November 21, 2012 via – US Department of Defense

US Department of Defense Directive 

NUMBER 3000.09
November 21, 2012

SUBJECT: Autonomy in Weapon Systems

1. PURPOSE. This Directive:
a. Establishes DoD policy and assigns responsibilities for the development and use of autonomous and semi-autonomous functions in weapon systems, including manned and unmanned platforms.
b. Establishes guidelines designed to minimize the probability and consequences of failures in autonomous and semi-autonomous weapon systems that could lead to unintended engagements.

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Publisher:US Department of Defense
Citation:DoD Directive 3000.09, November 21, 2012, Autonomy in Weapon Systems
Date Published:November 21, 2012
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