Accession Number:

AD1059045

Title:

Ground Warfare in 2050: How It Might Look

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,11 Jul 2018,03 Aug 2018

Corporate Author:

US Army Research Laboratory Aberdeen Proving Ground United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2018-08-24

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

This Technical Note offers a brief technological forecast of selected military technologies and their employment in ground warfare in the year 2050. This document is a think piece presenting the authors opinions, intended for stimulating discussion and ongoing exploration of future directions in military technology. This Technical Note revisits ideas developed in the earlier US Army Research Laboratory report of 2015 Visualizing the Tactical Ground Battlefield in the Year 2050. It also elaborates on the context of several publications in which the author investigated possible features and capabilities of future autonomous intelligent agents and robots operating on the battlefield of the future.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE