Latest military publications
Introduced on September 30 by Republican Senator Mike Rounds, the Department of Defense Artificial Intelligence Metrics Act instructs the US military to monitor a range of metrics related to how well artificial intelligence is being incorporated into operations. According to a report from Nextgov, which has seen the five-page Department of Defense Artificial Intelligence Metrics Act,… Read More
The digital division of the UK Ministry of Defence has added Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to the suite of cloud services available to the UK defence community.
Defence Digital said the addition of OCI to MODCLOUD, a collection of approved public and private cloud services for application delivery and sensitive data processing and storage, will enable the MoD to meet the demand for a ‘real-time information advantage’ – a military term describing how information and IT is reshaping modern warfare.
Digital and information technology have changed the nature of defence for good. Today’s battlefield is an information battlefield, one that favours those who process information quicker and more securely than their rivals. All strands of the armed forces, including their partners and allies, are reliant on technology as an avenue for real-time cooperation. The efforts of their enemies, on the other hand, are directed towards undermining the new cyber avenues upon which military operations and intelligence depend.
Last week, in a joint letter, Microsoft workers demanded bosses cancel the contract and cease developing any and all weapons technologies Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has stood by a company contract with the US military, in response to concerns raised by employees that its technology could be used to develop weapons. In November, the… Read More