IRRC No. 906

Emerging military technologies applied to urban warfare

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The roundtable on "Emerging Military Technologies Applied to Urban Warfare" brought together governmental, military and academic experts from various disciplines, including law, ethics, political science, philosophy, engineering and strategic studies. Over two days, experts from across Australia considered three areas of emerging technology and their intersection with urban warfare: cybercapabilities, new robotics and autonomous weapons, and human modification technologies. In the final session, the round table discussed the influence of new technologies on military and strategic decision-making processes, with a focus on the implications in urban environments.

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