In her own words, Staheli has taken a moment to reflect on the months since the RAI S&I Pathway adoption and to share her thoughts on what the future of RAI might look like at the Department.
The following is the first in a series of perspectives on Responsible AI development from Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Guardians across the DoD.
Deputy Secretary of Defense (DSD) Kathleen Hicks has signed the Department’s Responsible Artificial Intelligence Strategy and Implementation Pathway...
The Department of Defense (DoD) Joint AI Center (JAIC) hosted the fifth AI Partnership for Defense (PfD) March 2-3, 2022, with military and defense forces from 16 nations.
The Army Contracting Command – Rock Island, on the JAIC’s behalf, has awarded blanket purchase agreements (BPAs) to 79 vendors...
The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) transferred ownership of GAMECHANGER to the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) (OUSD-C) on 1 February 2022.
Imagine you are a DoD action officer starting the process of publishing a new policy. You need to ensure that the new policy does not conflict with or duplicate existing issuances and other guidance.
Data is one of the DoD’s most strategic asset and it fuels AI. As such, data readiness and traceability is vital to enabling the rapid development of effective and reliable AI capabilities. In order to effectively put data to use, JAIC data scientists must...
During the second day of the 2021 DoD AI Symposium and Technical Exchange attendees returned to hear keynote speeches and presenters from across the Department and the JAIC. Topics ranged from...
In May, the Deputy Secretary of Defense executed a memorandum outlining the Department of Defense's commitment to responsible AI. In this memo, she outlined tenets to advance and operationalize the DoD's AI Ethic's Principles.
On June 22, 2021 the 2021 DoD AI Symposium and Technical Exchange began. Over 2800 virtual attendees heard from the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Dr. Kathleen Hicks, several other DoD AI thought leaders, and...
- April 2021
This edition will address the below topics:
- Using Generative Adversarial Networks in Minecraft
- Some AI Chips Go Bigger to Get Better
- Large Tech Companies Deploy Trillion Parameter Models
Over the past decade, suicide has become the second leading cause of death in the U.S. military. Unfortunately, though, when someone takes their own life, it’s almost always a shock.
AI projects do not succeed without AI data. As the Department of Defense begins to transform itself through AI, creating this “AI ready” data will be a key determinant of success.
Jacqueline came to the JAIC after spending time in the intelligence community and Capitol Hill, where she cut her teeth in policy, strategic planning and assessment, and government relations.
Focused on DoD’s adoption and integration of artificial intelligence, the Missions Directorate plays a critical role in JAIC’s efforts to help transform the Department through AI.
This edition will address the below topics:
- AI Assistants for COVID Research
- AI Chip Supply Chains
- AI Can “Imagine” New Images and Art
"Over the past year, the JAIC has made meaningful progress on its journey to guide the Department’s operationalization of the principles..."
"Warfighter Health’s MERIT Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools are designed to deliver speed and accuracy in clinical decisions that can accelerate healthcare interventions..."
This edition will address the below topics:
- Reinforcement Learning
- AI for Biosecurity
- AI for Cybersecurity
"The collaborative nature of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center can be seen in its highly successful partnership with the General Services..."
"The Department of Defense adopted its Ethical Principles for Artificial Intelligence in February 2020, a first for any military organization."
"What a year for the JAIC! The following is a look back at some of the highlights and stories of JAIC milestones and initiatives throughout 2020."
"The JAIC team is taking the holiday period to reflect on the opportunities and challenges of 2020 and seeking ways to create transformational impact in 2021."
"For our DoD constituents in the Services, Combatant Commands and DoD Agencies, you might have heard about this organization called the JAIC."
"It is easy to dismiss Artificial Intelligence as “just a fancy IT system that doesn’t affect me or my job,” but that assumption is rooted in a fundamental misunderstanding of what AI is, what it does, and how it helps us."
"Known to sailors around the world, trade winds and their associated ocean currents helped early sailing ships shorten their voyages to destination ports - leading to the transformation of..."
Maximizing AI/ML Impact across the DoD
"The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is making real progress in its efforts to build and deliver Artificial Intelligence capabilities. However, to ensure maximum impact..."
"The U.S. military has a long history of being the greatest fighting force in the world, but it’s also been quite adept at advancing medicine..."
"The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center’s Business Process Transformation Mission Initiative in partnership with the Defense Innovation Unit..."
"Over the summer, the JAIC’s Cyber mission initiative transitioned to a broader mission set under the umbrella of Joint Information Warfare..."
"On September 9, General John E. Hyten delivered a keynote on the first morning of the 2020 DoD AI Symposium. "
"Yesterday, the JAIC kicked off its inaugural two-day DoD AI Symposium. Over 3000 virtual attendees heard from the Secretary of Defense, Dr. Mark T. Esper, several other notable..."
"In developing new AI capabilities that can be fielded and scaled to meet Department of Defense mission demands, the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center’s Joint Common Foundation will..."
"The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center has been working diligently for more than a year to create the..."
"As the focal point for the Department of Defense’s Artificial Intelligence strategy, the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is also charged with leading in AI..."
"Since its establishment in 2018, the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center continues to make impact across the Department of Defense and beyond through ..."
"The principles of Development, Security, and Operations are not new, but the Joint Common Foundation will be utilizing them in leading-edge..."
"Artificial Intelligence is a powerful emerging and enabling technology that is rapidly transforming culture, society, and warfighting – the stakes could not be higher."
"Whether they travel by land, air, or sea, warfighters rely heavily on their vehicles and equipment to perform at the very highest level to achieve mission success. "
"Having access to the right data when it is needed will significantly ease and speed the development of future Department of Defense artificial intelligence capabilities."
"Our greatest enablement—or competitive advantage—will be in any effort that maximizes the cerebral ability of U.S. Marines..."
"No Department of Defense component will have more use for—and be able to contribute more to—the Joint Common Foundation and its role in helping develop..."
"For the past five years, twice a day, I passed the same two inscriptions on the walls of the Pentagon as I walked into the building early in the morning..."
"In February of this year, the Department of Defense officially adopted its Ethical Principles for Artificial Intelligence based..."
"Department of Defense leaders understand that artificial intelligence will likely change the character of future wars..."
"In March, the world entered a new normal as the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we live, work, and interact. Like many..."
"2020 is the year of AI delivery. Across the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), our mission initiatives (MIs) are..."
"Artificial intelligence is a rapidly advancing technology that will change most, if not all, aspects of modern life. For the Department of Defense..."
"Developers need lots of data to build effective AI capabilities, but not all data is created equal."
"Last fall, leaders from the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center began developing the JAIC Data Governance Council with the..."
"The Warfigher Health Mission Initiative, a project of the Department of Defense Joint Artificial Intelligence..."
"When reading about the DoD’s efforts to accelerate the development of artificial intelligence capabilities through..."
Shifting From Principles to Practice
"A little over one month ago, the Secretary of Defense adopted AI Ethical Principles for the Dept..."
"Denise Hodge, Information System Security Manager, is leading efforts to develop the Joint Common Foundation and..."
"JAIC Policy Chief Sunmin Kim discusses her role in leading AI policy issues from Ethics to Governance."
"The JAIC is actively recruiting the best and brightest to help build the DoD’s artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities—and make a far-reaching impact."
"Data is the fuel for adopting AI and the Department of Defense wants to leverage data as..."
"Today, business processes in the Department of Defense (DoD) rely on outdated technology or manual..."
"The Department of Defense faces threats and challenges today that are now trans-regional, multi-domain, and multifunctional. Military medicine..."
The Department of Defense AI Ethical Principles
"The U.S. Department of Defense officially adopted a series of ethical principles for Artificial Intelligence following recommendations from..."
"Ransomware attacks hit a new level in 2019 and are likely to increase again in 2020, according to...."
"We finished 2019 with the initial operational capability of the Joint Common Foundation (JCF), which includes..."
"As the Deputy Director for the JAIC’s PMx mission initiative, Major Robinson plans, coordinates, and synchronizes projects..."
"The JAIC and the General Services Administration’s Centers of Excellence (CoE) announced in September 2019 that they are partnering on a nine-month-long “discovery sprint..."
"Artificial intelligence (AI) is a fundamental game changer for the Department of Defense (DoD) and will change the character of war..."
"This year’s extensive flooding across the Midwestern and Southern United States affected close to 14 million Americans."
"When thinking about modern warfare, it may be easy to conjure up mental images of Soldiers actively engaged on the battlefield: Rounds firing..."
"The Joint Common Foundation (JCF) is essentially the framework underlying the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) mission."
"The Department of Defense stands at a rare moment of historical significance. Just as in 1957 when the world was caught off-guard..."
"The Department of Defense (DoD) faces a future that is fast moving, connected, and highly contested. Technology advancements..."
"Last year’s California wildfire season was the deadliest and most destructive in United States history..."
"On July 16, our new secretary of defense, Mark Esper, was asked by Congress what the No. 1 priority for DOD technology modernization ought to be. His response..."
"Leadership in the military application of AI is critical to our national security. The table stakes are high..."