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Dec 9, 2020

French army gets ethical go-ahead for bionic soldiers

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, cyborgs, ethics, military, neuroscience, transhumanism

The French armed forces now have permission to develop “augmented soldiers” following a report from a military ethics committee.

The report, released to the public on Tuesday, considers medical treatments, prosthetics and implants that improve “physical, cognitive, perceptive and psychological capacities,” and could allow for location tracking or connectivity with weapons systems and other soldiers.

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