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DOD Incorporates AI Ethics in Systems Engineering, Official Says

Alka Patel, head of artificial intelligence ethics policy at the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, said that because AI enables autonomy, decision making and system execution at incredibly fast speeds, ethical considerations should play a role in its design and employment.


Senior DOD Official Briefs Pentagon Reporters

  • Defense.gov
  • Jan. 19, 2021 | 28:28

Chief Pentagon spokesperson Jonathan Rath Hoffman briefs reporters at the Pentagon about the National Guard presence in Washington and the progress of the presidential transition, Jan. 19.


Living in the Deep

America's submarines have come a long way since the first hand-cranked wooden rigs. Today's state-of-the-art vessels are able to support hundreds of sailors working and living together under the sea for months at a time.

DOD in Photos: 2020

This collection showcases the work of military photographers in 2020, when U.S. service members continued to conduct around-the-clock training and operations worldwide to ensure the nation's security, even while responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial

The Pentagon Memorial is the first national memorial dedicated to honoring the 184 people whose lives were lost when hijackers flew a jetliner into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.


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