X-62 aircraft is 'booked solid' as a flying testbed for autonomy technology

The Air Force Research Lab and Air Force Test Center are launching a multiyear campaign to test autonomy capabilities on X-62 aircraft.

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Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks has directed every component within the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) to designate its own data officer by Oct. 15, according to a new memorandum obtained by DefenseScoop.

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NATO is poised to begin crafting a new strategy that will ultimately inform how its member-nations apply autonomous capabilities in future conflicts, according to a senior official.

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The sea service is also keeping an eye on industry to try to prevent shipbuilders from having too much influence over the software and AI integration market for those types of platforms, according to Adm. Michael Gilday.

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Project Maven is in the midst of a major transition that will split the responsibilities for some of its elements between NGA and DOD's CDAO.

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At stake are billions of dollars in planned investments and the lives of troops who will rely on the underlying technology — and its interoperability — to fight and prevail in high-end combat.

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It's envisioned to serve as the Pentagon's "digital environment of post-competition, readily awardable, technology solutions."

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FedScoop has new details on the CDAO’s in-the-works efforts to modernize methods for buying AI.

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AFRL is soliciting white papers for new machine learning and high-tech computing capabilities that could improve the U.S. military’s situational awareness of potential threats in the space domain.

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It’s one part of a broad, federated model the Naval Surface Force is applying to accelerate AI adoption.

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A Navy official provided FedScoop with a preview of the forward-looking guide.