DOD must pay more attention to building people’s trust in AI, researchers say
The Pentagon plans to use AI to assist on the battlefield, not to replace humans entirely. But to successfully pair human and machine, the military needs to understand trust, CSET says.
Air Force selects pool for $400M ‘Skyborg’ contract for autonomous drone systems
Boeing, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Kratos Defense and Northrop Grumman all will be able to vie for work on the highly networked technology.
Navy researches ways to push autonomous ships past current limits
The Navy is trying to find prototypes and research on how to stay connected with autonomous vehicles at sea and in the heat of battle.
The first governmentwide automated-vehicle principles are ready for agencies
The guidance, outlined by Secretary Elaine Chao at the Consumer Electronics Show, is meant to help 38 federal bodies coordinate research, integrate the technology and avoid burdensome regulations.
This autonomous-truck test was ‘boring,’ and that’s what the USPS wanted
The Postal Service teamed up with a San Diego company to make runs between Phoenix and Dallas.
The Postal Service is working toward autonomous mail delivery
A new inspector general report urges the agency to "stay informed and continue to explore the technology."