SCO’s Artificial Intelligence Capabilities Are the Future of War

The Department of Defense announced in early February, in an address to the Economic Club of Washington by Defense Scretary Ashton Carter, that its Strategic Capabilities Office was innovating “new roles and game-changing capabilities to confound potential enemies.” The Washington Post’s Dan Lamothe wrote an exclusive piece on the SCO, a hitherto unknown agency within the DoD, on March 8. In that piece, Lamothe explained that the future of war is now- and the future is the SCO’s artificial intelligence. The SCO’s drone program, Perdix, originated at MIT in 2010- 2011. The drones are small. They fit easily in the hand and are surprisingly light-weight. As the video below shows, the drones can be released from a military aircraft flying at upwards of 450 miles per hour. The aircraft releases…


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