This is an interesting infogram sent to me by the U.S. Top Computer Science Degrees, which I thank for this contribution in my site (especially B. Miller). Enjoy it.
How Computer Science Has Changed Warfare
War has gone from throwing a stone (ancient times) to pushing a button (now, and in the future).
Small Scale Conflicts
Bow and Arrow
The rise of infantry: European wars, The American Revolution, The Civil War
Mechanized warfare: (began about the time of WWI)
Land, air and sea combat
Big Bombs (Atomic Bombs, Weapons of Mass Destruction)
Dumb bombs (unguided)
Post nuclear age/computers
Lasers from outer space satellites
American War Deaths Through History
• American Revolution (1775-1783): 25,000
• The Civil War, 1861-65: 625,000
• World War I, 1917-18: 116,516
• World War II, 1941-45: 405,399
• Korean Conflict, 1950-53: 36,516
• Vietnam War, 1955-75: 58,209
A new era begins with:
• Afghanistan: 2001-?: 3395
• Iraq, 2003-2012: 4804
Future Wars Will Be…
• Mostly dominated by Robots, soldiers (special Ops) and cyborgs
• Autonomous and unmanned systems
• Smartphone piloted drones
• And the real battlefield will be in Cyberspace
Drones: The U.S. at War
355: Total number of known U.S. military drone strikes in Pakistan from 2004 to 2013.
120: Total number of known U.S drone strikes in Yemen between 2002 and 2013, according to the New America Foundation.
5: Members of the class of 2011 at the University of North Dakota who were the first in the United States to receive degrees in unmanned aircraft systems operations.
$26.16 billion: Amount of funding for UAS for Fiscal Year 2013.
$6.6 billion: Worldwide spending on unmanned aerial systems research and development and procurement in 2013.
$11.4 billion: Estimated spending on UAS research, development and procurement in 2022.
6: Proposed FAA test sites for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and test sites around the country.
327: Drone permits (called “certificates or authorization of waiver”) active in U.S. as of 2013.
10: percentage of internet servers, worldwide, shutdown in Nov. 1988 by an internet worm
Code Red: A July 2001 worm affects computer networks running a Microsoft operating system. Some websites disabled, including the White House site.
Titan Rain: Hackers, possibly backed by the Chinese military, steal sensitive military information. The attacks continued for 3 years.
Hack Attack: The email account of U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is hacked July 2007. Officials blame China’s People’s Liberation Army.
• Israel attacked. 15 million junk emails per second paralyze Israeli computers.
• 1,300 computers in 103 countries, including government offices are penetrated by hackers based in China.
• The Dalai Lama is hacked.
• Iraqi insurgents hack into U.S. military drones
• FLAME malware is discovered. Flame can:
• Record Skype conversations, audio, keyboard activity, network traffic and screenshots. Has a kill command, wiping out all traces of itself.
• 9 U.S. banks hacked including the big ones: Bank of America, JP Morgan, Wells Fargo. The Islamic hacktivist group Izz ad-Din Al-Qassam Cyber Fighters (also called the Al-Qassam Brigades) takes responsibility for the attack.
2010-2011, Israel vs. Iran Nuclear Program
• Stuxnet virus sets back the Iranian program for years. Stuxnet kills. 
• Duqu virus infects the enemy’s systems [Discovered in 2011]
The cyberwars, in other words, are already here.
Source of the infogram and article: Top Computer Science Degrees