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Transcom 'experimenting as much as possible' with data in modern conflict

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In support of unfolding data- and artificial intelligence-driven projects, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks recently deployed a few experts from her newly formed Chief Digital and AI Office to Transcom headquarters.

Transportation Command developing new dashboard for better data fusion

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SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — With support and resources from the Pentagon’s nascent Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO), U.S. Transportation Command is developing a new dashboard to advance data-informed decision-making and provide a better common operating picture. Transcom is a functional combatant command responsible for the Defense Department’s integrated global mobility operations via land, air and sea in times of peace and conflict. The CDAO, established in…

Hicks' multi-state tour to focus on emerging and disruptive defense tech

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Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks will tour government and research facilities across four states this week, where she will be briefed on and observe advanced technology projects the Pentagon is increasingly prioritizing to prepare for future — and likely more digital — warfare. As the Pentagon’s No. 2 official, Hicks has been a driving force behind the department’s efforts to adopt artificial intelligence across the force, implement Joint All-Domain…

Transportation Command will soon implement 'zero trust' on classified networks

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Transportation Command will be implementing a zero trust security model on its classified networks in the coming months, according to congressional testimony. In “partnership with U.S. Cyber Command, we are implementing Zero Trust security model principles on our classified network and expect to complete implementation no later than the Summer of 2022,” Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, commander of Transcom, said Tuesday in written testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee.…

Transportation Command migrating applications to Air Force's Cloud One

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The U.S. Transportation Command plans to migrate its cloud applications to the Air Force‘s Cloud One platform offering over the next two years. Senior IT acquisition officials told participants during a virtual industry day Wednesday they have met with the Cloud One team to kick-off the partnership, focused for now on a handful of pilots to migrate USTRANSCOM’s transportation modeling and simulation tool and both classified and unclassified versions of…