Data and Analytics

Pentagon adds new role to lead, coordinate AI efforts

The Pentagon is creating a new position to lead its artificial intelligence efforts across the enterprise.

One Army corps sees data education as the foundation of AI-enabled targeting

Expanding data education has proven to be foundational and a defining metric as the Army tests artificial intelligence to improve weapons targeting for the 18th Airborne Corps.

Tracking physical responses, target accuracy to enhance combat marksmanship

The Office of Naval Research is testing whether technology can help it spot dips in warfighters’ performance or lethality.

VA readies cloud-based data platform

VA Data Commons features computing infrastructure, co-located data and commonly used software services, tools, and apps for managing, analyzing and sharing data.

Data and DOD's pivot from 'fight tonight'

The Pentagon is developing a tool that could help trace the impact of senior leaders' decisions down to the unit and years into the future.

Navy aims to tackle cross-domain data sharing in Project Overmatch

The Navy is hoping to clear network and data hurdles at the tactical edge with its answer to Joint All Domain Command and Control.

DOD rolls out AR/VR technology at 5G testbed

The Defense Department has begun deploying 5G-powered augmented reality/virtual reality systems for mission planning and training at some of its 5G testbed sites.

Army tests climate model in Azure cloud

The Army Engineer Research and Development Center will test the scalability of its coastal storm modeling system, CSTORM-MS -- previously run on high-performance computers -- inside Microsoft’s Azure Government cloud.

Can JADC2 fly without budget reform?

Tim Grayson, the director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Strategic Technology Office, said there's a risk that "monolithic platforms get replaced with monolithic architectures."

West Point eyes cloud-based Common App platform

To widen the pool of applicants and collect data on prospective students, West Point is looking to a cloud-based Common Application platform.

Air Force plans 3D scans of facilities

The Air Force wants high-resolution 3D scans of the interiors and exteriors of its facilities so it can give civil engineers as well as fire and medical responders greater insight into the condition of buildings before and during emergencies.

Marines’ 3D printing faces a ‘data problem’

The Marine Corps want to reorganize its repository of 3D printing designs and technical information into a data vault that makes it easier for the 300+ users to find the designs they need.

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.

JEDI remains key to Pentagon's JADC2 dreams

The Defense Department has an official strategy for implementing Joint All Domain Command and Control, but it still needs an enterprise cloud capability to make it real.

DOD issues 5 'data decrees'

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks issued a memo detailing DOD's five "data decrees," establishing rules for creating and managing data as an enterprise resource and strategic asset.