Rheinmetall: Development of Killer Robots

The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots raised concerns regarding Rheinmetall´s involvement in the development of fully autonomous weapon systems (i.e. due to the high degree of automation already present in semi-automatic systems like the NBS MANTIS) which “would be unable to meet basic principles of international humanitarian law” and compromise legal and ethical checks on civilian deaths.

 

Human Rights Watch (2012): “Losing Humanity”, 19 November (accessed 12.02.2014).

Affected topics
  • Controversial Weapons
Directly and indirectly (through shareholding) involved companies Indirect investors through shareholding

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