AI Commission recommends Pentagon increase the powers of its chief technology officer

By Justin Doubleday / October 13, 2020 at 4:42 PM
The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence is advising Congress to beef up the authorities of the under secretary of defense for research and engineering to direct the Pentagon's technology strategy and investments. In its third-quarter recommendations released today, the commission says the Pentagon should appoint the under secretary for R&E as co-chair and chief science adviser to the Joint Requirements Oversight Council for joint and cross-domain capabilities. "To accelerate application of AI and other emerging technologies for competitive advantage,...

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