Pentagon seeks nearly $1 billion for AI, machine learning

March 13, 2019 at 8:30 AM
The Pentagon wants to pour nearly $1 billion into artificial intelligence and machine learning efforts next year, including $268 million for the new Joint Artificial Intelligence Center to pursue AI tools that can be used across the department, as well as helping the military services fund their own developments. The Defense Department’s fiscal year 2020 budget request includes $927 million for artificial intelligence and machine learning, according to a DOD budget overview released yesterday. The requested money “expands military advantage...

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