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The Pentagon wants to bring mind-controlled tech to troops

The Pentagon’s Next-Generation Non-Surgical Neurotechnology (N3) program is working to “design, build, demonstrate, and validate a nonsurgical neural interface system to broaden the applicability of neural interfaces to the able-bodied warfighter, according to its research announcement on the Federal Business Opportunities website. These “neural interfaces” would connect troops to military systems via their brainwaves, sending information in both directions and allowing users to “control, feel, and interact with a remote machine as though it were a part of their own body.” The combination would harness the processing power of computers and combine it with the human ability to react and adapt to complex situations. While the research is in its initial states, a future launch might see fighting machines that look more like fictional vehicles from Pacific Rim than today’s tanks and drones. 

Source: The Pentagon Wants to Bring Mind-Controlled Tech To Troops – Nextgov

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