DOD investing $1.5 billion in AI over the next five years

By Jaspreet Gill / July 14, 2021 at 9:38 AM
The Pentagon will invest $1.5 billion over the next five years into the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Tuesday. The money will bolster the center's efforts to accelerate the adoption of artificial intelligence in the Defense Department. "Done responsibly, leadership in AI can boost our future military tech advantage -- from data-driven decisions to human-machine teaming," Austin said during the National Security Commission on AI's Global Emerging Technology Summit. "And that could make the Pentagon of...

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