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The Department of Defense has released a document providing a roadmap on how DOD will advance the responsible use of artificial intelligence. The Responsible Artificial Intelligence Strategy and Implementation Pathway lists proposed actions to promote responsible AI use across the department based on six foundational tenets: RAI governance; warfight...

The Department of Defense has released the implementation plan for the Joint All-Domain Command and Control concept that aims to help the Joint Force facilitate information sharing and decision making through a warfighting network that will use artificial intelligence, machine learning, automation and predictive analytics. “Command and Control...

The Department of Defense has released a report that provides an overview of the state of competition in the defense industrial base and offers recommendations to promote competition in the DIB. The five recommendations outlined in the report are strengthening merger oversight; addressing intellectual property limitations; increasing new entrants; i...

The Department of Defense has approved a strategy to help facilitate the “delivery of resilient software capability at the speed of relevance.” DOD’s Software Modernization Strategy has three goals and the first one seeks to accelerate the department’s enterprise cloud environment, the department said Friday. Objectives under the first goal ...

Activities in line with President Biden’s recent Executive Order on Catalyzing Clean Energy Industries and Jobs Through Federal Sustainability – which calls for a holistic approach across all federal government agencies to achieve 100 percent carbon pollution-free electricity usage and purchases by 2030 – are underway within the Department of...

Kathleen Hicks, deputy secretary of the Department of Defense and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner, said that DOD created an adaptation plan and a risk analysis document to comply with the White House’s executive order for all agencies to take action on climate change, DOD News reported Tuesday. “These reports will help guide the department...

Kathleen Hicks, deputy secretary at the Department of Defense and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, said DOD’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2023 will offer details on how the U.S. military will spend on efforts to mitigate climate change, Defense News reported Thursday. “We are definitely looking at that both in our strategy development efforts...