Inside AI Policy

May 23, 2024

House Armed Services’ draft defense policy bill calls for review of Pentagon AI spending

By Rick Weber / May 14, 2024

The House Armed Services Committee unveiled draft fiscal 2025 defense authorization legislation this week that includes provisions requiring the Pentagon to audit and report its spending on artificial intelligence, with lawmakers expressing concern about the data used to train these AI models.

“The committee is concerned about accurate budgeting for inclusion” of AI, machine learning and computer vision into Pentagon programs, says the draft legislation released May 13. The full committee is scheduled to debate the “chairman’s mark” bill...

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