(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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Amid funding challenges, 2017 marks year of change for Defense

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Pentagon ends civilian hiring freeze, but tells managers to carefully scrutinize all positions

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Reversing course, Pentagon says it fully supports restructuring of its acquisition bureaucracy

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Pentagon orders 16 specific exemptions to federal hiring freeze

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Defense spending fight looms for lame-duck Congress

Congress bought itself more time to work out a fiscal 2017 budget by passing a continuing resolution, but an intractable fight remains on the defense spending…

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Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work/AP/Cliff Owen

Pentagon ends temporary stoppage in civilian hiring

Commands and agencies throughout the Defense Department have identified the precise civilian jobs they intend to eliminate or restructure under a Pentagon…

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Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission, casts vote during final deliberations, Arlington, Virginia, photo

DoD pegs excess base capacity at 22 percent

DoD says its “conservative” estimates show that it is paying to maintain 22 percent more military base infrastructure than it can put to practical use.

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