''The United States must continue to lead the way in the responsible and ethical development of artificial intelligence – and more specifically, … the Department of Defense must remain at the forefront of the military application of this game-changing technology.'' ~Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper
An effective national technology strategy requires investments in critical and emerging technologies, the director of the Defense Innovation Unit said.
NATO defense ministers are meeting in Belgium to chart the course for the alliance as it modernizes and adapts to a world dominated by strategic competition, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.
Attacks by hostile governments and criminal networks on civilian and DOD cyberspace assets are constant threats, and as artificial intelligence grows in cyberspace, it will become a target as well, the director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center said.
DOD prioritizes China as its long-term pacing challenge because of its increased military confidence, willingness to take risks and China's adoption of a coercive and aggressive approach to the Indo-Pacific region, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks said.
For the first time, each of the nation’s military services will test its sensor-to-sensor capabilities as a joint force during the second iteration of the Army’s Project Convergence this fall.
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