Accession Number:

AD1042430

Title:

Women Warriors: Why the Robotics Revolution Changes the Combat Equation

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article

Corporate Author:

U.S. Air Force Academy Air Force Academy United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2016-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

So began the testimony of General Barrow before the Senate Armed Services Committee in June 1991 regarding his opinion on women in combat during which he gave his ultimate conclusion women cant do it and there is no military need to put women into combat. footnote 2 That is about to change. In the wake of women successfully integrating into submarines and graduating from Army Ranger School, an additional--and heretofore underappreciated--factor is poised to alter the women in combat debate the revolution in robotics and autonomous systems.

Subject Categories:

  • Cybernetics
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE