Terminator on the battlefield: Emerging and evolving tech in the Russia-Ukraine war

Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. EDT
Online: https://www.brookings.edu/events/terminator-on-the-battlefield-emerging-and-evolving-tech-in-the-russia-ukraine-war 

It has been six months since Russia launched its assault on Ukraine, tipping off the largest major military conflict in Europe since World War II. In recent decades, emerging technologies have been innovated and scaled up at an unprecedented rate. Numerous predictions have been made about how new technologies would feature and fare on a battlefield of the future.

How have these predictions played out? Has the nature of war fundamentally changed? What are the most readily operationalizable technologies? What have we learned from the past six months war in Ukraine about the use of emerging technologies like hypersonics, drones, loitering munitions, electronic warfare and jamming, cyber weapons and disinformation? This event examines what we’ve seen and learned about the use of emerging and evolving military technologies on the battlefield in Ukraine.

On November 1, the Foreign Policy program at Brookings will host a virtual panel event to evaluate these questions and more. Viewers can submit questions for speakers by emailing events@brookings.edu or via Twitter using #UkraineWar.

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