France to start research into 'enhanced soldiers'

Publication Title
BBC News
Publication/Creation Date
December 9 2020
British Broadcasting Corporation BBC (creator)
Florence Parly (contributor)
Elon Musk (contributor)
Persuasive Intent

"Details of the report by the military ethics committee were released on Tuesday.

"Human beings have long sought ways to increase their physical or cognitive abilities in order to fight wars," it warned. "Possible advances could ultimately lead to capacity enhancements being introduced into soldiers' bodies."

The report mentioned research on implants that could "improve cerebral capacity" or help soldiers tell enemy from ally. These could also allow commanders to locate them or read their vital signs from a distance."

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Date archived
December 14 2020
Last edited
July 5 2021
How to cite this entry
British Broadcasting Corporation BBC. (December 9 2020). "France to start research into 'enhanced soldiers'". BBC News. Fabric of Digital Life.