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US Army moving AI into robotic platforms

28th June 2019 - 14:10 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Fort Benning, Georgia


The US Army has begun technical experimentation targeting the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) into its robotic platforms.

Aspects of both current and planned AI experimentation activities were recently outlined as part of a broader service robotics update provided by representatives from the US Army’s Maneuver Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate (MCDID), located at Fort Benning, Georgia.

In terms of current efforts, Don Sando, MCDID director, noted that personnel from the DoD’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are currently working at Fort Benning’s McKenna Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) site, ‘looking at air / ground, robotic integration in

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a US-based writer on defence and security issues. A former US Army …

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