Inside the Pentagon - June 15, 2017

DOD calls on DSB for new strategic counter-autonomy assessment

June 14, 2017 |
Jason Sherman
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The Pentagon's top acquisition official has commissioned a strategic counter-autonomy assessment, directing an influential Defense Department advisory panel to consider projected autonomous threats in both the physical and information domain, identify U.S. weaknesses and recommend potential investments in new capabilities, force strategy and deterrence policy. On May 10, acting Pentagon acquisition executive James MacStravic directed the Defense Science Board to form a task force to conduct a deep dive into the potential implications for U.S. armed forces of continuing advances...

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