Barriers to Autonomy in the Department of Defense

There are many efforts within the Department of Defense to produce autonomous systems.  In 2000 Congress mandated a goal of 1/3 of DoD air vehicles being autonomous by 2012 and 1/3 of DoD ground vehicles being autonomous by 2015.  We are not there yet, the question is why?  Is it because of technological advancement, or is it organizational?

Posted on March 18, 2015 .