Agencies told to assess if they can end contracts for drones built by foreign adversaries
The executive order applies to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from China, Russia, Iran and North Korea.
2020 in review: AI and quantum see more White House attention
Concerns of being outcompeted by China saw the White House push for doubled funding and trustworthy principles.
Hurd and Kelly’s national AI strategy resolution passes House
Coauthor Rep. Will Hurd hoped the resolution would help solidify U.S. leadership in the space before he leaves office in January.
‘Adversarial capital’ remains a threat to defense industrial base, DOD leader warns
The Pentagon continues to warn young companies, especially tech firms, against taking investments from U.S. adversaries, Undersecretary Ellen Lord says.
Hurd: U.S. can triumph in ‘battle’ for AI dominance against China
The United States must focus on research and development to remain dominant over China in AI capability, according to Rep. Will Hurd.
Sen. Warner: Pentagon tech spending should be ‘reexamined’ post-COVID
Defense funding will likely be curtailed to address federal deficit increases, at a time when when investments in cybersecurity and 5G are needed to compete with China, the Virginia senator said.