Digital Transformation, AI Important in Keeping Battlefield Edge

DOD News

Defense Department officials discussed the importance of digital transformation and artificial intelligence in enabling warfighters to maintain a battlefield advantage, even as China and Russia develop their own AI for military purposes.

John B. Sherman, DOD’s chief information officer, held a fireside chat June 8 with Craig Martell, DOD’s chief digital and artificial intelligence officer, at the DOD Digital and AI Symposium.

Sherman congratulated Martell on his appointment to this new leadership position. He brings a valuable industry perspective to the team, Sherman said, noting that Martell has only been on the job for three days and is hitting the ground running.

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