The fourteenth in our monthly remote-control briefing series from Open Briefing has been published today. The briefings cover developments in five key areas or remote warfare: special forces, private military and security companies, unmanned vehicles and autonomous weapon systems, cyber warfare and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.
Key stories this month:
Special operations forces: Covert activities of French and Italian special operations forces in Libya revealed.
Private military and security companies: Mercenaries increasingly being used in Yemen conflict.
Unmanned vehicles and autonomous weapons systems: US Department of Defence developing robotics and autonomous systems strategy.
Cyber conflict: Developed economies of Asia-Pacific have highest cyber exposure in the region.
Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance: European Union and United States reach transatlantic data-transfer agreement.
Read the briefing here.