Weapons for Life

TitleWeapons for Life
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC, National Academy of Engineering, OEC
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
AbstractYou are an engineer working for a company that is the sole supplier of a chip component that is crucial to the operation of a lethal defensive military weapon. Such ethical issues are raised as the nature of the product and its various uses once consumers obtain it.