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Defense Department leaders stress need for JADC2 concept of operations


The Pentagon needs to provide a clear concept of operations to guide its ongoing, high-profile effort to enable Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) across the military branches, current and former Defense Department officials said Monday. Concepts of operations, also known as CONOPS, essentially lay out the features and expectations for how proposed capabilities will be used by warfighters. “Just two weeks ago … we had all five service chiefs…

Military services, Pentagon CDAO meeting weekly to coordinate AI efforts


As the Department of Defense has gone about standing up its new digital and artificial intelligence office, it has tapped key AI leaders across the military services to work closely with it to stay in sync, according to one of those leaders. The Pentagon’s new Chief Digital and AI Office (CDAO) has met weekly with service counterparts, like the Department of the Air Force’s Chief Data and AI Office, since…