Artificial Intelligence and National Security
Congressional Research SVC Washington United States
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Artificial intelligence AI is a rapidly growing field of technology with potentially significant implications for national security. As such, the U.S. Department of Defense DOD and other nations are developing AI applications for a range of military functions. AI research is underway in the fields of intelligence collection and analysis, logistics, cyber operations, information operations, command and control, and in a variety of semiautonomous and autonomous vehicles.Already, AI has been incorporated into military operations in Iraq and Syria. Congressional action has the potential to shape the technologys development further, with budgetary and legislative decisions influencing the growth of military applications as well as the pace of their adoption.
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics