Kargu-2 'autonomous' drone attack
Occurred: May 2021
A United Nations report suggests military drones are likely to have autonomously attacked human targets in Libya during a conflict in March 2020.
Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 drones have also been used to deady effect by Ukraine's air force during Russia's invasion of the eastern European country, and by the Ethiopian government against Tigray People’s Liberation Front rebels.
Operator: Government of Libya
Country: Libya; Turkey
Sector: Govt - defence
Purpose: Kill/maim adversaries
Technology: Drone; Robotics
Issue: Autonomous lethal weapons; Ethics
Published: March 2022