Science & Tech
Space Force Will Look At How to Hack Targets From Space
“We're laying the groundwork for starting to figure that,” said the leader of Space Operations Command.
DOD Wants AI to Help Automate Records Management
A new strategy seeks "an environment where DoD records are automatically identified and captured, expertly curated, and systemically governed."
In Ukraine, USAID Created a Blueprint for Digital Citizenship. Now They’re Exporting It
The value of a USAID investment comes into sharp focus as Putin attempts to “win an information war in the Global South,” Samantha Power says.
Air Force Working Closely with New-Jet Designers, Secretary Says
Service engineers are “living in the same design space” as the two companies doing NGAD development, Frank Kendall said.
Unmanned Weapons Will Save Innocent Lives in War, Former SOCOM Chief Says
But how? We’ll have to wait and see, Tony Thomas said.
Regulate AI to Boost Trustworthiness and Avoid Catastrophe, Experts Tell Lawmakers
The difference between AI that’s a boon to society or a curse lies in truthfulness, a uniquely human concept.
A ‘Stronger, Faster’ Intelligence Community Is Possible With AI
But caution is needed to make sure the technology doesn’t go off the rails.
US Military Now Has Voice-Controlled Bug Drones
And next year, they might talk back.
Tomorrow’s Special Operator? Less Iron Man, More 007
But first, SOCOM must reverse a trend of “falling behind, not just linearly but exponentially” to Chinese and Russian tech.
Talk More, Urges Pentagon's New Science Strategy
“We are prepared to accept more risk to share more information with allies and partners,” it says.
Air Force Is Working on Rules for Using ChatGPT
The service's CIO also wants to encourage exploration of the "incredibly powerful capability" of generative artificial intelligence tools.
How Do You Guard AI Data? The Army Wants to Know
If an enemy can mess with a training dataset, the promise of AI tools could become a nightmare.
The Pentagon’s AI Chief Is ‘Scared to Death’ of ChatGPT
But other defense leaders are more eager to deploy new artificial-intelligence tools.
How DOD Is Experimenting with AI for Enhanced Cybersecurity
Automated penetration testing and threat hunting could enable much faster response to threats. But adversaries are also accelerating their capabilities.
Augmented-Reality Goggles ‘On Pace' for Limited 2024 Rollout, Army Says
Full production of the much-delayed Integrated Visual Augmentation System may start in summer 2025, the Army's chief buyer said.
The NSA Is Warning AI Startups: ‘China Is Coming For You’
In congressional testimony, intelligence leaders describe highlight China’s artificial-intelligence ambitions.
What's Holding Up the US Military's Use of AI?
Two of the obstacles are spotty networks and inadequate data, CENTCOM's CTO says.
Robot Rescue? Air Force Seeks New Way to Recover Downed Troops
The CSAR helicopters it’s currently buying can’t handle the mission in a conflict with China, officials say.
US Can Handle China, Ukraine Missions Simultaneously, Top Pacific Admiral Says
But do send more money, the leader of Indo-Pacific Command told lawmakers.