Accession Number : ADA600852


Title :   Unmanned Ground Vehicles in Support of Irregular War: A Non-lethal Approach


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : MARINE CORPS COMMAND AND STAFF COLL QUANTICO VA


Personal Author(s) : Moreau, David M


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a600852.pdf


Report Date : 15 Mar 2011


Pagination or Media Count : 46


Abstract : Due to. the unique demands of Irregular Warfare (lW), a variety of technological shortfalls, and the legal, moral, and ethical issues surrounding armed unmanned system capabilities, Unmanned Ground Vehicle development should be focused at meeting the challenges associated with future warfare as a Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition (RSTA) platforms, not as systems capable of employing lethal force on the battlefields of tomorrow.


Descriptors :   *GROUND VEHICLES , *NONLETHAL WEAPONS , *UNCONVENTIONAL WARFARE , AUTONOMOUS NAVIGATION , COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT , ETHICS , MOBILITY , RECONNAISSANCE , SURVEILLANCE , TARGET ACQUISITION , UNMANNED


Subject Categories : Cybernetics
      Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Unconventional Warfare


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE