Pentagon eyes artificial intelligence (AI) enable tactical network to speed flow of actionable intelligence

July 27, 2021
Merging these separate efforts into a high-speed multi-service war-machine is being a goal of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC).

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army’s Project Convergence, the Air Force’s Advanced Battle Management System and the Navy’s Project Overmatch are the names each service gives to an artificial intelligence (AI)- and autonomy-enabled tactical network that seeks to speed information from sensors to shooters. Kris Osborn at Warrior Maven reports. Continue reading original article

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

27 July 2021 -- The defining concept for each of these efforts involves clear and fundamental technological modernization efforts.

These efforts rest on the premise than any fighter jet, tank, ground-control station, or surface ship, can operate not only as its own, but also as a node in a tactical network that can gather, process, organize and disseminate time-sensitive data in real time.

For example, instead of sending raw imager to one ground-control center, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) could find crucial enemy targets, analyze variables, and send actionable intelligence to several locations in seconds.

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