AI & Analytics

NRO finalizes imagery contract worth 'billions of dollars'

The National Reconnaissance Office is looking to support around 500,000 federal government users with this expanded program.

Defense officials review AI initiatives within new office

A House committee hearing questioned defense officials about the agency's new AI officer role and the ethics underpinning emerging tech.

Pentagon closing in on 'ethical' AI implementation

The Defense Department released guidance for using AI responsibly last year.

CIA taps its first chief technology officer

CIA Director William Burns named the chief technology officer of the Pentagon's Joint Artificial Intelligence Center to be the spy agency's first-ever CTO on Friday.

NGA will take over Pentagon’s flagship AI program

Agency also sending new special spy drones to Eastern Europe.

AI is already learning from Russia’s war in Ukraine, DOD says

Today’s battlefield data is helping smart machines model the wars of the future.

Pentagon names chief digital and artificial intelligence officer

The Chief Data and Artificial Intelligence Office was stood up in February.

C3 AI hires new defense & intelligence leader

This retired Army major general was most recently chief operating officer for the military's lead artificial intelligence organization.

How a social worker became the Defense Logistics Agency's first chief data and analytics officer

Under her leadership the agency is ‘just starting’ to really understand what it means to apply data as a strategic asset.

International space station launches AI program to test astronaut gloves

Spaceborne Computer-2 is providing insights in real-time, just months after it was delivered to the ISS, Nextgov confirmed.

Army's data revamp hinges on APIs

The military branch wants to experiment with application programming interfaces to learn more about their impact on business processes.

DOD's AI portfolio skews toward research, GAO reports

A recent watchdog report tallies nearly 700 projects that are mostly in the R&D phase.

Air Force moves to drive computer vision research and development

An official said it shows that DOD is serious about enabling more personnel to harness artificial intelligence.

AI researchers want to match 'fingerprints' texters leave behind to fight disinformation

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is working on a soon-to-be-released, broad agency announcement that might one day help combat disinformation campaigns and human trafficking.

The Pentagon's AI center plans to rapidly deploy algorithms to the battlefield

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center’s director shed new light on its AI and Data Accelerator this week.

DOD Debuts Office to Help It 'Move Faster' on Artificial Intelligence

Officials provided an update on their nascent work to synchronize AI efforts across the CDO, JAIC and DDS.

The Navy's plan to crack down on data duplication

Tom Sasala, the Navy Department's chief data officer, said the service has been targeting duplicative data sets in financial systems.