A contribution by ‘AG Technikverantwortung für ein FCAS’ (Expert panel on the responsible use of technologies)

Ethics of defence: On the responsible use of new technologies in a Future Combat Air System

With the Future Combat Air System (FCAS), the next generation of a networked air combat system will go into service in 2040. Although ethical aspects likely play a minor role in the development of new weapon systems for the most important political and military powers, Europe should debate the responsible deployment of technology with self-assurance.