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Defense Innovation Unit Transitioned 11 Commercial Prototypes in 2020

Defense Innovation Unit

The Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) said in its annual report that it launched 23 new projects in 2020, which reflects a year-over-year increase of 35 percent, and transitioned 11 prototypes to Department of Defense partners for large-scale procurement. DIU received 944 commercial proposals and awarded 56 prototype other transaction agreements to companies in 2020, bringing the total number of prototype OTAs issued to 208.

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Will Roper Joins Pallas Advisors as Senior Counselor; Tony DeMartino Quoted

Dr. Will Roper

Pallas Advisors has appointed Dr. Will Roper, former assistant secretary of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics with the U.S. Air Force and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, as a senior counselor. During his tenure as SCO director, Roper served on the Department’s 2018 National Defense Strategy Steering Group, Cloud Executive Steering Group and Defense Modernization Team.

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Michael Brown Offers Update on Defense Innovation Unit’s Tech Projects

Michael Brown

Michael Brown, director of the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), told Defense News in an interview published Monday about technology projects DIU plans to transition into service in the near term and those include work on predictive maintenance and time indications and warning. Brown discussed the organization’s efforts to improve its transition rate for tech projects. 

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Greg Allen: Acquisition Authority in FY 2021 Defense Policy Bill to Help JAIC Move Faster

Greg Allen

Greg Allen, chief of strategy and communications at the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), told C4ISRNET in an interview published Monday that the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), if signed into law, would provide JAIC acquisition authority and enable it to move faster. 

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Navy Uses AI, Data Analytics to Address Aircraft Readiness Issues

Artificial Intelligence

The U.S. Navy is working to improve the readiness of its aircraft fleet using artificial intelligence, data analytics and the concept of reliability control boards. Robert Smith, head of the reliability control board data analytics team at NAWCAD, told the network in an interview about the Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System and how it could help advance predictive maintenance using data.

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Raytheon Partners with Uptake to Provide Predictive Maintenance to M88 Fleet; Matt Gilligan, Brad Kewell Quoted

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Raytheon Company and Uptake, a leader in the development of industrial-use artificial intelligence software, have partnered to bring predictive maintenance capabilities to the U.S. Marine Corps teams using M88 armored recovery vehicles, the company announced on Monday

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GSA Centers of Excellence, JAIC Leverage Data to Accelerate DoD AI Adoption; Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan, Anil Cheriyan, Bob De Luca Quoted

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) have announced new innovations to leverage data as a strategic asset and advance AI across the DoD, through the Centers of Excellence (CoE) collaboration, the administration announced on Thursday.

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DoD JAIC, NSIN Jointly Host Predictive Maintenance Contest; Jack Shanahan Quoted

The Department of Defense's Joint Artificial Intelligence Center and the National Security Innovation Network have partnered to administer a three-day challenge on predictive aircraft maintenance. Over 50 hackers from industry and academia gathered at the Into the Dataverse challenge to employ artificial intelligence in military aircraft maintenance, DoD said Monday.

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DIU to Help Navy Adopt Predictive Maintenance; Mike Madsen Quoted

The Defense Innovation Unit is in talks with the U.S. Navy to implement the use of predictive maintenance in the service branch, FCW reported Friday. Mike Madsen, director of strategic engagement at DIU, said at a recent industry event that the unit and U.S. are planning to award a contract on predictive maintenance within fiscal year 2020.

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