59 Percent Likely Hostile – War on the Rocks

Rucking with his platoon, a future reconnaissance soldier stops for a moment to flip down his chest-mounted tablet and unpack his nano drone. He launches the Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered Squad Reconnaissance application, and taps “Perform Defensive Scan.” The pocket-sized drone whizzes out of his hand and races down the trail in search of threats. Fifteen minutes later, the soldier feels his tablet vibrate — the drone found something. The application warns him that a group of three adult males are one kilometer ahead and closing. It assigns them a 59 percent chance of being hostile based on their location, activity, and appearance.

Source: 59 Percent Likely Hostile – War on the Rocks

Author: Sam Sarmad