US Navy Pleased With Pentagon AI Centre's COTS Focus

US Navy Secretary Richard Spencer said the Department of Defence's new Joint Artificial Intelligence Centre (JAIC) is meeting the service's demands for AI-based technologies, enabling navy officials to concentrate on fielding and employment of those capabilities. "It is a stand up [organisation] and they are reaching out" to the various service...

US Navy Secretary Richard Spencer said the Department of Defence's new Joint Artificial Intelligence Centre (JAIC) is meeting the service's demands for AI-based technologies, enabling navy officials to concentrate on fielding and employment of those capabilities.

"It is a stand up [organisation] and they are reaching out" to the various service branches, gauging what the AI demand is from each service, Spencer said of the JAIC's ongoing efforts during a 30 October media briefing in Washington DC. "Progress is being made," he said, noting that the JAIC's focus is on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) technologies to address near and mid-term needs for AI-based requirements.

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