DOD trying new approach for Tradewind AI initiative
FedScoop has new details on the CDAO’s in-the-works efforts to modernize methods for buying AI.
Google Cloud powering new Air Force flight simulators
The Joint Immersive Training System (JITS) is a cloud-based training system that can scale across the Air Force and drive costs down, officials say.
USDA partners with Microsoft to make sense of farm data in new pilot
The FarmBeats platform can build machine-learning models across disparate datasets monitoring soil and weather, and the agency hopes to bring it to 200-plus research stations and farms nationwide.
Pentagon building clouds to secure smaller defense contractors
The Department of Defense is experimenting with providing innovative small companies government-furnished clouds to secure their software environment — something they often can't afford to do on their own.
Air Force seeks innovative tech to improve pilot training
AFWERX is running a challenge to get ideas that will shape the second iteration of Pilot Training Next, an initiative designed to help the service train new aviators faster but with the same quality.