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Free the Data: Vice Chiefs Launch an Acquisition Crusade

Better access to weapon data is crucial to faster Pentagon purchasing — and dangerous to industry business models.

DARPA Hopes to Improve Computer Vision in ‘Third Wave’ of AI Research

The advanced research office is preparing a solicitation for novel research into In Pixel Intelligent Processing as the next breakthrough in artificial intelligence.

China Is ‘Danger Close’ to US in AI Race, DOD AI Chief Says

JAIC leader stresses that AI ethics guidelines don’t slow down the United States. In fact, they are essential.

US Unprepared for AI Competition with China, Commission Finds

Retaining the current dwindling edge will take White House leadership and a substantial investment, according to the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence.

New AI Can Detect Emotion With Radio Waves

There are national security and privacy implications to an experimental UK neural network that deciphers how people respond to emotional stimuli.

2021 Is the Year the Small Drone Arms Race Heats Up

The cat-and-mouse of drone defense and offense is entering a new phase.

The Air Force Used AI to Operate the Radar on a U-2 Spy Plane

Officials tout ARTUµ algorithm as a step toward a “new era of warfare.”

The Future Of Flight Training Is A Gamer Headset That Watches You Play

Google and other companies are helping design a smarter, cheaper way to produce aviators.

AI Is Reshaping the US Approach to Gray-Zone Ops

Artificial intelligence and machine learning tools aren’t just for big hot wars, but also for places where the battle lines aren’t clear.

Soldiers Don’t Trust Robot Battle Buddies. Can Virtual Training Fix That?

Allowing soldiers to train their robot wingmen in game environments could be the key to human-machine teaming.

Meet the AI That’s Defeating Automated Fact Checkers

Social media companies are using lie-detecting algorithms to reduce the amount of disinformation they spread. That’s not going to be good enough.

Lockheed Seeks Commercial Tie-Ups to Chase 5G Work

CEO Taiclet wants a leading role as U.S. and allied militaries build out their next-gen mobile networks.

Can AI Detect Disinformation? A New Special Operations Program May Find Out

Air Force, U.S. Special Operations Command fund year-long effort to train a neural net to rank credibility and sort news from misinformation.

Inside the Army’s Fearless, Messy, Networked Warfare Experiment

Big steps reveal plenty about the bigger ones to come — including the need for battlefield coders.

Guam Becomes a Living Laboratory for Pentagon’s ‘Connect-Everything’ Experiments

US INDOPACOM and the Air Force are testing new networked warfare solutions in the region right now.