Army ready to embrace AI

Army’s acquisition organization is still working out its IT strategy, but it has laser focus on weaving artificial intelligence into the force.

Army acquisition head, Bruce Jette told reporters at the Defense Writers Group breakfast Jan. 10 in Washington, D.C., that while the department isn’t where he’d like it to be, the ultimate goal is to more readily embrace off-the-shelf technology and build only what’s absolutely necessary.

“If you’re talking about operational IT systems, they tend to be more oriented on specific environmental issues [like] how do I get this box I buy to survive,” Jette said. For hardware and software, there needs to be “an economic way of leveraging that which is commercially available.”

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Source: FCW