Students move pieces around the board during a war-game based on Pacific conflict while attending Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, December 21, 2023. (U.S. Air Force photo by Billy Blankenship)

Air Force sees opportunities for AI to improve wargaming

"I can run thousands of iterations in one turn to understand what some of the optimal solutions are," said Lt. Gen. David Harris, deputy chief of staff…
Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) stand watch in the ship’s Combat Information Center during an operation in the Red Sea to defeat a combination of Houthi missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles, Oct. 19, 2023. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron Lau)

US military deploys new JADC2 capability to Middle East

"It is [the] Hungry Hippo of data. And it's going out and it's pulling in lots of data, and then you can layer it and look at…
Under the direction of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), two CF-18s assigned to the Royal Canadian Air Force flies behind a KC-135 assigned to the Pennsylvania Air National Guard during air-defense Operation NOBLE DEFENDER, Oct. 27, 2022. (U.S. Air National Guard Photos by Tech. Sgt. Bryan Hoover)

Air Force looks to industry to provide AI ‘toolkit’ for cloud-based C2 capability

The Air Force is interested in various AI and ML technologies, including data collection tools, large language models and more.
Edward Ramey, space domain characterization common operating picture segment (SDCCS) lead integration and training support for the Joint Task Force-Space Defense, looks at a computer screen at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 19, 2022. Through the partnering of the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and National Reconnaissance Office in the National Space Defense Center, JTF-SD brings to bear the full force of the U.S. Government and synchronizes space superiority planning and operations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tiana Williams)

Space Force ‘not doing enough’ to leverage AI, machine learning — senior official

“We’re not doing enough with what I call AI and ML. There are some things that we are doing ... but we need to go beyond that,”…
U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, and the Artificial Intelligence Integration Center, conduct drone test flights and software troubleshooting during Allied Spirit 24 at the Hohenfels Training Area, Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Germany, March 6, 2024. (U.S. Army photo by Micah Wilson)

Army proposing 3 systems for 2nd round of Replicator; 1 picked for initial tranche

The stated goal of Replicator is to deliver thousands of relatively low-cost, “attritable” unmanned systems in 18 to 24 months to help the Pentagon counter China’s military buildup.