The purpose of the ethics paper is to help you recognize that often times there are important ethical issues related to the development and usage of technology. Below are suggestions for major topic areas listed in random order. Under each topic area are subtopics posed as questions. Your ethics paper can address one or more of these questions, or you can use these suggested ideas to help develop your own question to investigate in your paper. In each case, it is important to examine the ethical issues related to the topic. This can include adding your own opinion about the ethical issues. Remember the paper should be 3-5 pages long and written in your own words. Include your name, course number, date, title of paper, and number each page. Single Space. The format and citation style, please see sample .
16. Engineering and the military-industrial complex. The U.S. military-industrial complex is a huge multi-billion dollar industry and engineering is key to its success.
16a. How has the military-industrial complex affected the U.S. economy and encouraged the growth of new technologies?
16b. What are some of the recent noteworthy engineering accomplishments that have arisen from the military-industrial complex in the U.S.?
16c. How has engineering and technology changed modern warfare and what changes might we expect to see in the future?