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The Ministry of defence of France will create a “Red team” of futurists and science fiction writers, who will be engaged in forecasting of threats to national security. It is stated in the report of the Agency for defense innovation of France, reports TASS.
The document’s authors note that the development of a defense policy requires “actual analysis of the strategic environment,” which is impossible without the identification of “future threats” and “new vulnerabilities”. Therefore, according to the report, it was decided to create a “Red team” (Red Team): it will include four or five people, which will be responsible “for predicting possible destructive scenarios”, — quotes Agency the document.
Members of the red team will explore the possible consequences of the introduction of information technologies, including artificial intelligence. In the result, military units and intelligence agencies should obtain brief recommendations on how to counter such threats.
The names of science fiction writers and futurists, with whom talks the military, were not disclosed. Details of their work will remain confidential.
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