Pentagon stands up new chief data and AI officer

By Jaspreet Gill / December 8, 2021 at 6:16 PM
The Pentagon is creating a new centralized office responsible for accelerating and strengthening the integration of artificial intelligence and data functions, a senior defense official told reporters today. The chief digital and AI officer, which will serve under the deputy defense secretary, will aim to meet the pacing threat of China in areas like AI “in a way that drives capabilities to the warfighters as fast as we can,” the official said. The office of the CDAO, which will report...

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