Publié le 04/12/2018

Jean-Christophe NOËL

Despite the development of artificial intelligence (AI) only being in its early stages, it has already had an impact on armed forces.

Some weapons systems are now automatically able to determine their targets. In time, the progress of AI could lead to a true military revolution and even a change in the human relationship to war. The most pessimistic prognosticators envisage apocalyptic scenarios, but the worst is by no means inevitable.


Jean-Christophe Noël is associate research fellow at Ifri's Security Studies Center.


Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 83, No. 4, Winter 2018-2019 [1]