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David Koch: Defense Logistics Agency Eyes Using AI to Predict Item Demands


David Koch, chief of research and development at the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), said DLA will use artificial intelligence to determine an item's demand in supply chain activities. Koch said at the Federal Drive show that AI has the potential to help the agency predict warfighters' future demand for items that are currently low-demand.

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Congressional Commission Recommends Stronger DOD Statement on Broader AI Adoption; Robert Work Quoted

Artificial Intelligence

Robert Work, vice chairman of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI), said the U.S. must integrate autonomy and AI into systems warfare to stay ahead of adversaries. Eric Schmidt, chair of NSCAI, added that the Department of Defense needs to have a stronger stance on large-scale AI adoption. 

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Bob Work, Former Deputy Secretary of Defense, Comments on JAIC’s AI Race; LTG Jack Shanahan Quoted

Bob Work

Former deputy secretary of defense and artificial intelligence (AI) Bob Work recently stated that the Department of Defense (DoD) is at risk of losing the AI race and should create a department-wide development model to combat competition. He suggested the Joint AI Center's (JAIC) scope could be broadened to expand the center to the Joint Automation and Artificial Intelligence Center (JAAIC).

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Michael Kanaan on Air Force’s Need for High-Quality AI Training Data

Michale Kanaan

Michael Kanaan, director of operations at the U.S. Air Force’s artificial intelligence accelerator at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), said the service must prioritize generating "quality” data for training AI models. Kanaan said that the Air Force should leverage the Joint AI Center’s (JAIC) Joint Common Foundation platform to collect high-quality data sets.

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Sens. Rob Portman, Martin Heinrich Present Bill to Boost DoD AI Workforce

AI Workforce

Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., have introduced a bill that aims to fortify the artificial intelligence workforce at the Department of Defense. The Artificial Intelligence for the Armed Forces Act, a bipartisan bill, would require DoD to create and implement a program for AI training and certification, Portman's office said Tuesday.

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Anil Cheriyan: GSA Adds AI to Centers of Excellence Program’s List of Modernization Areas

Anil Cheriyan, deputy commissioner of the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, said the agency’s Centers of Excellence program has made artificial intelligence its sixth modernization focus area, Federal Times reported Tuesday.

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BG Matthew Easley, Director of Army Futures Command and AI Task Force for U.S. Army, Announced as Keynote Speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th

Brigadier General Matthew Easley, director of the Army Futures Command and the AI Task Force for the U.S. Army, will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th.

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Army Research Lab Develops AI-Driven Drone Prototypes

The U.S. Army is integrating artificial intelligence into two prototype drones to improve ground and aerial situational awareness for warfighters, FCW reported Monday. The Army Research Laboratory, which operates under the Army Futures Command, is collaborating with the service’s AI Task Force and the recently created Joint AI Center to develop advanced mission learning and scene perception capabilities for the unmanned aerial vehicles. 

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