C4iSR: Joint & Common Equipment

Robotic and AI technologies sought for US Army demo

08 March 2019

The US Army is moving out with plans to develop and evaluate robotic and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that will help soldiers make decisions 10 times faster than they can today.

In an early March solicitation posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website, the service laid out a timeline to evaluate robotic and AI technologies that will culminate in demonstration before senior army leaders next year at Fort Benning, Georgia.

For the robotics piece, the service said it is seeking "mature and prototype" technologies that will enable the army to "provide a robotically equipped dismounted infantry platoon that is 10 times more effective" than it is today.

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