Army official: AI is necessary for targeting in fires operations

By Ashley Tressel / November 29, 2018 at 1:30 PM
DETROIT -- The Army's team tasked with developing next-generation surface-to-surface weapons is considering how artificial intelligence could aid targeting and ensure economical distribution of effort in a fires attack. Col. David Lee, long-range precision fires cross-functional team chief of staff, this week at AUSA’s Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence Symposium here described the problems fires units face. "We're targeting at such a deep level, into an area . . . that's convoluted, that's hard to see," he said. "The current long-range...

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