(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file aerial photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. The U.S. military wants to expand its use of artificial intelligence in warfare but says it will take care to deploy the technology in accordance with the nation’s values. The Pentagon outlined its first AI strategy on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Commission tells DoD to prepare for ‘military AI readiness’ by 2025

The National Security Commission on AI, in the draft version of its final report to lawmakers, recommends doubling federal R&D spending for AI each year,…

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Pentagon R&D spending still lags behind an otherwise healthy Defense budget

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Does DoD’s research and development spending reflect strategic priorities?

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Senate ups R&D spending in defense appropriations bill, battle still brewing on wall funding

The Senate defense appropriations bill give DoD more than $100 billion in research and development spending.

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What can social media teach DoD about R&D?

DARPA launched a new platform, called Polyplexus, to speed up the research and development process by soliciting evidence about scientific questions from a global community.

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