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DARPA wants sensors, algorithms and robots to inform medical triage for mass casualties

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The Pentagon's advanced research agency plans to award $7 million in a new prize competition known as the DARPA Triage Challenge.

Army intel office launches Project Linchpin to enable digital ‘fuel and ammo’ for future AI-driven weapons

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Over the next year, officials are forming a new product office to deliver an end-to-end sensor and AI pipeline that facilitates the rapid development and continuous deployment of new capabilities.

Upcoming SOFWERX event to tackle challenges associated with omnipresent sensor networks

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SOFWERX — an innovation hub focused on solving U.S. Special Operations Command’s toughest problems — is organizing an “innovation foundry” event to brainstorm the tools commandos will need in the future to conduct missions in environments where sensors are everywhere. The confab, named IF11, will bring together U.S. and international Special Operations Forces (SOF), government officials, industry, academia and futurists to think through scenarios that the world’s most elite warfighters…

DOD, Air Force aim to 'streamline acquisition' with latest and forthcoming JADC2 awards

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The Defense Department and Air Force recently approved more than two dozen companies to compete for opportunities to provide capabilities that will ultimately enable the military’s envisioned next-generation, sensor-driven command and control setup. Last week, the department awarded 27 companies, nine of which are based in Virginia, spots on a multiple-award contract for capabilities across domains to enable Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2). In the past, each of the…

Pentagon working with allies on secretive autonomous drone project

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The Department of Defense is working with allies on a highly classified project to demonstrate the capabilities of artificial intelligence-enabled drones that are designed to operate in highly contested environments. Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Heidi Shyu offered a few details about the secretive effort on Wednesday “There’s so much stuff going on … [with] AI and autonomy in particular,” Shyu said at the Special Operations Forces Industry…