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Pentagon focusing on China's dual-use tech ambitions for new era of warfare

August 17, 2018 at 3:17 PM
China's strategy to become the world's science and technology leader relies on advances in dual-use technologies, such as artificial intelligence, likely to be driven by the commercial sector, but adopted by its military to fight "informatized warfare," according to a new Pentagon report. China President Xi Jinping is pushing greater civil-military collaboration, as "S&T advances in the commercial sector are increasingly influencing China’s future military modernization," according to the Pentagon's annual report on Chinese military capabilities released Aug. 16. The...

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