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The Department of Defense has made changes to the Autonomy in Weapon Systems directive to reflect DOD’s continuous efforts to develop policies on military uses of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems as well as changes across the department over the last 10 years. The DoD Directive 3000.09 was developed to prevent unintended engagements ...

Artificial intelligence is in an era of massive growth in the public sector, as evidenced by the exponentially increasing amount of AI offices, leadership and spending in recent years. As AI’s footprint continues to expand, the Department of Defense’s new office is taking up the mantle for AI innovation in the U.S. Learn more about...

Kathleen Hicks, deputy secretary of the Department of Defense, met with members of the Defense Business Board and informed them about the initiatives to strengthen the defense industrial base’s resiliency, according to a DOD meeting readout released Thursday. During DBB’s first quarterly meeting for fiscal year 2023, the two-time Wash100...

Kathleen Hicks, deputy secretary of the Department of Defense and a 2022 Wash100 Award recipient, spoke with leaders of eight large primes to discuss strategic priorities for the Pentagon and business challenges facing the industry. DOD said Tuesday executives at BAE Systems, Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), HII (NYSE: HII), L3Harris ...

Michael Donley, director of administration and management at the Department of Defense, has created the information management and technology directorate within the office of the DOD secretary and appointed Danielle Metz, most recently deputy DOD chief information officer for the information enterprise, to lead the directorate. Metz’s appointment ...

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...

Craig Martell, formerly head of machine learning at Lyft (Nasdaq: LYFT), has been named chief digital and artificial intelligence officer at the Department of Defense. He will oversee efforts to advance the adoption of data, AI, analytics and digital platforms to provide warfighters decision advantage on the battlefield, DOD said Monday. “With Cra...

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...