AI and Automation

Can digital twins add value to undersea drone missions?

DARPA wants to know how digital twins of unmanned undersea vehicles can overcome communication challenges to improve fleet operations.

Army tests network security, cyber tools in war games

Army officials said the Joint Warfighting Assessment exercise demonstrated that while the Army was able to create and share data across a multi-partner environment in a multi-partner network, the constructed virtual environment had its limitations.

Pentagon to send AI, data teams to combatant commands this summer

The Defense Department wants to break AI out of the lab and send out teams of data and artificial intelligence experts in the next month to help combatant commands.

Data sharing is critical for JADC2, but reciprocity is hard to enforce

It's going to take more than a new policy to achieve the Defense Department's ultimate goal of connecting every sensor and shooter through Joint All Domain Command and Control.

JAIC feels pressure to go faster as tight budgets loom

The Defense Department’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center believes AI-driven productivity gains could become "an economic necessity."

DOD eyes automation to improve data quality, business processes

The Defense Department expects that better use of data analytics will help it improve its business operations and decision-making, optimize the workforce and support digital transformation as it moves on from legacy systems.

Pentagon needs AI on each leadership level, panel says

Robert Work, vice chairman of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence called for DOD to implement a "top-down leadership" approach "to push integration of AI throughout the force."

DARPA developing AI into a mission-critical partner

As artificial intelligence advances, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to treat computers more as partners in helping solve complex military problems.

Solving for DOD's AI education gap

Officials at the Pentagon's Joint Artificial Intelligence Center said the department needs to improve education to build up AI readiness while improving data collection and data standards.

Army to expand experimental transportation smart base

The Army plans to expand its testbed into the nearby Colorado Springs community with sensor deployment, data integration and the development of AI models and decision dashboards that integrate traffic and weather-related information.

Pentagon awards OTA for online AI marketplace

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center awarded an other transaction agreement to build and manage an online environment for rapid procurement of AI capabilities.

Navy's aquatic drone plan faces operational hurdles

One Navy leader explained that the technological difficulties are outstripped by the organizational challenges.

JAIC focuses on warfighting capabilities

Now that it's up and running the Pentagon's Joint Artificial Intelligence Center wants to increase adoption throughout the department from warfighting and business operations.

JAIC focuses on warfighting capabilities

Now that it's up and running the Pentagon's Joint Artificial Intelligence Center wants to increase adoption throughout the department from warfighting and business operations.

Robotic dogs patrol Tyndall AFB

The unmanned ground vehicles, which resemble headless robot dogs, use on-board computers, cameras and other detection devices as they patrol a set path scouting for threats.

Army to evaluate facial recognition in day care centers

Through a demonstration of the technology, the Army expects to learn whether facial recognition technologies can improve family quality of life, reduce base costs and enhance mission readiness.

Keeping classified geospatial analysis on track during COVID

To continue developing artificial intelligence and machine learning applications to process geospatial data, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency found innovative ways to fill workflow gaps created by the pandemic.