Tag Archives: AI

Raytheon’s Todd Probert: Multidomain C2 Architecture Essential for Military Decision-Makers

Todd Probert, vice president of mission support and modernization at Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, has said the U.S. military needs a multidomain command-and-control platform that could help them make decisions in the future battlespace. “Developing these tools requires investing in truly open architectures, analytics, [artificial intelligence] and human/machine teaming …

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NASA Issues Final RFP for Follow-On Intelligent System R&D Support Contract

NASA has released the final solicitation for the third iteration of the space agency’s potential eight-year Intelligent Systems Research and Development Support program. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the ISRDS-3 contract covers R&D work across several domains such as artificial intelligence, information processing and sensors, knowledge-based systems, software verification, quantum computing …

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Raytheon, Charles River Analytics Partner for Military Planning Tool Development Project

Charles River Analytics and Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary will collaborate on a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency-funded effort to develop modeling tools for military planners to comprehend potential causes of a conflict. The industry team aims to produce military planning tools using artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques as part of DARPA’s Causal Exploration of …

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IRS Eyes AI-Based Analytical Platform for Cybersecurity

The Internal Revenue Service has asked industry to submit information on artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, data analytics and machine learning algorithms or methods intended to counter cyber and insider threats. IRS said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday it seeks an analytical platform that can support local and global settings, constantly learn about …

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Army to Use Uptake AI Software in Bradley Fighting Vehicle Maintenance

The U.S. Army has selected Uptake to provide an artificial intelligence tool for the service branch to monitor the condition of Bradley Fighting Vehicles. Uptake said Tuesday it aims to help the Army predict technical failures, reduce occurrences of unscheduled maintenance and manage repairs with the Asset Performance Management application. The software will work to aid …

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Twelve Startups Pitch AI Tools to In-Q-Tel, Intelligence Community

In-Q-Tel, the intelligence community’s venture capital arm, has named Focal Systems as the winner of a competition that featured artificial intelligence tools from 12 startup companies. Focal Systems developed and presented a retail automation technology to IC representatives, investors and corporate executives during the “AI Computing at the Edge” pitch event, IQT …

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AWS GovCloud Offers Deep Learning Machine Images

Amazon Web Services has included Amazon machine images or AMIs, which are master images for the creation of virtual servers, for deep learning in the AWS GovCloud, a cloud region built for sensitive data and regulated workloads. The AMIs are designed to provide a platform wherein developers would construct artificial intelligence applications based on deep learning …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Helene Fisher, President of Mission Services and Solutions, DLH Corp.

Executive Spotlight sat down with Helene Fisher, president of mission services and solutions, to discuss DLH Corp.’s work serving federal healthcare customers, the future of machine learning in the healthcare market and where she sees the company providing solutions moving forward. “[AI] will be the cornerstone enabling increased efficiencies, truly …

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Report: President’s Management Agenda to Drive Federal IT Contract Spending in Fiscal 2019

A Bloomberg Government report has found that 71 percent of federal government funds have been spent on information technology contracts since fiscal 2014 and most of those contracts support cybersecurity, cloud, artificial intelligence, data analytics and other IT modernization efforts. BGOV said Wednesday President Donald Trump’s management agenda that seeks to …

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Symantec: ‘Thrip’ Cyber Espionage Group Evades Detection Through Legitimate IT Admin Tools

Symantec has found that a cyber espionage group called Thrip uses legitimate network administration and operating system tools to avoid detection and deploys custom malware to launch attacks on defense, satellite communications, geospatial imaging and telecommunications companies in the U.S. and Southeast Asia. The company said Tuesday its research team …

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Deloitte Survey Cites Gap in Public Sector C-Suite Collaboration; John Forsythe Comments

A new Deloitte survey has found that only 21 percent of public sector respondents believe their agencies’ C-suite leaders collaborate on strategic projects and initiatives. “With only 21 percent of government respondents saying that their C-suite leaders work together on strategic projects, it is not surprising that government respondents also …

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