'Digital battlefield' book available online

Latvia's Institute of International Affairs (LIIA) has helped produce a new book on the rising phenomenon of digital warfare and the use of robots, drones and other pieces of equipment in a military context.

Produced in association with Estonian military company Milrem, the book titled Digital Infantry Battle Solution is available for download free of charge HERE.

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The book summarizes the experience of different countries - USA, Israel, Russia, China, Poland and Ukraine - in the development of unmanned ground vehicles. 
The book also highlights legal and ethical issues related to the use of such warfare tools. 
"The era of terrestrial combat robots has begun, and the robots used at present are only at an early stage of development. The authors of the book emphasize that terrestrial combat robots will become an integral part of the land-based warfare in the near future, but in the long run they can play a decisive role in the development of combat operations," a description of the book says.

The NATO military alliance also turned its attention to military drones.


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