The Army Wants to Bring AI to Its Next Generation Combat Vehicle

Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson [Public domain]
September 29, 2019 Topic: Technology Region: Americas Blog Brand: The Buzz Tags: AIU.S. ArmyNext Generation Combat VehicleSensorsMilitary

The Army Wants to Bring AI to Its Next Generation Combat Vehicle

And to its sensors too.

Key point: AI will make it easier for future weapons platforms to fight and respond to threats.

PITTSBURGH – Predictive maintenance, long-range precision fires, and the Next Generation Combat Vehicle are primary focuses of the U.S. Army Artificial Intelligence (AI) task force. Kris Osborn at Warrior Maven reports. Continue reading original article

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

24 Sept. 2019 -- Army Col. Douglas Matty is deputy director of the Army Artificial Intelligence (AI) Task Force, which performs its technical work at the Carnegie Mellon University National Robotics Engineering Center in Pittsburgh.

In a question-and-answer interview, Matty says the Army is looking into what might be possible with artificial intelligence, and how new technologies in this area could influence warfighter performance on the battlefield.

Existing and future technology demonstrations could involve unmanned aerial vehicles and their role in sensor processing, exploitation, and dissemination.

This article by John Keller originally appeared on Military & Aerospace Electronics in 2019.

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