Tag Archives: Jack Shanahan

DoD Taps Startups for Latest AI Project

The Department of Defense is expanding opportunities for startups to enter the defense contracting market. Rcently, DoD hosted an industry day where nontraditional companies pitched new artificial intelligence tools to support the military, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. The National Security Innovation Network within the Pentagon led the event at 10 Hudson Yards in New York City in support of the agency’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center. 

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Robert Work on DoD’s Use of AI in Weapons Development

Robert Work, former deputy secretary at the Department of Defense, said DoD is “absolutely unapologetic” about efforts to advance the development of artificial intelligence-based weapons, Nextgov reported Wednesday. “If we’re going to succeed against a competitor like China that’s all in on this competition … we’re going to have to grasp the inevitability of AI,” Work said Wednesday at an AFCEA event.

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Report: DoD to Deploy AI Algorithms for Operational Sensors in December

Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan, director for defense intelligence within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, has said the Defense Department‘s artificial intelligence program will deploy its first round of algorithms for warfighting operational sensors in December, Aviation Today reported Thursday. Project Maven, an algorithmic warfare cross-functional team …

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