The Defense Department held its second AI Industry Day in partnership with the Army Research Lab to discuss the agency’s progress in artificial intelligence and to identify additional partnership opportunities. The DoD said Thursday the event in Silver Spring, Md., gathered more than 600 attendees from 380 industries, academia and government organizations.Read More »
A defense spending measure signed into law by President Donald Trump will earmark $10M in fiscal 2019 funds for the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence that would assess how the Defense Department can leverage machine learning and AI for national security, Sludge reported Wednesday.
The Defense Department has asked Congress for permission to transfer $4.7 billion in funds to equip the U.S. Army with additional weapons systems and accelerate military technology development programs, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. DoD said in a reprogramming proposal it wants to redirect $363 million to procure 100 Patriot missile defense …Read More »
The Defense Department looks to create a set of guidelines for artificial intelligence technology development and implementation, C4ISRNET reported Thursday. Brendan McCord, head of machine learning at Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, said DoD will seek assistance from the Defense Innovation Board and multiple stakeholders to develop AI principles for military use. …Read More »
The Defense Department has formed a new center that will oversee artificial intelligence efforts across services and DoD amid efforts of China and Russia to dominate AI, Breaking Defense reported Friday. Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan wrote in a memo released Thursday the joint artificial intelligence center will report to …Read More »
AI Select Committee Discusses Regulatory Efforts on R&D At Inaugural Meeting; Michael Kratsios Comments
Members of the Interagency Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence held their inaugural meeting with discussions on regulatory efforts to boost AI research, training and partnerships with other working groups. The committee discussed how it would further support the AI research community, as well as how it would collaborate with other …Read More »
The Defense Department plans to deliver by summer a report to Congress that would detail its plans for the establishment of a joint office to oversee artificial technology development and acquisition work between the military and intelligence community, Breaking Defense reported Friday. Michael Griffin, defense undersecretary for research and engineering, …Read More »