US Army Hopes AI Will Give Soldiers An Information Advantage

The Army in recent years has introduced the concept of “information advantage,” in which soldiers have the ability to make decisions and act faster than their adversaries. The service now believes artificial intelligence is the key to making the strategy a reality.

Both in industry and the Defense Department, many are exploring the possibility of utilizing the technology for military applications, and the Army is no exception. Lt. Gen. Maria Barrett, commander of Army Cyber Command, said AI has the “highest potential to really, really drive change … but it also presents for us very, very real challenges as well across the information dimension.”

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Source: National Defence