Head of DIU says new 'hedge strategy' would pack 'surprise' into capability development

By Briana Reilly / June 22, 2022 at 3:11 PM
The leader of the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit hopes that a recently created “hedge strategy” he helped craft in coordination with the Office of Naval Research will pack “surprise” into DOD’s development of large weapons platforms. The strategy, a copy of which was provided to Inside Defense , seeks to create a systematic framework for incorporating drones, artificial intelligence features or other commercial capabilities onto a more traditional military system at scale. Where the surprise element comes in, DIU...

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