Inside AI Policy

July 22, 2024

Senate Armed Services details AI provisions in annual defense policy legislation

By Rick Weber / July 9, 2024

The Senate Armed Services Committee has released the legislative text of the annual defense policy act it approved last month, including multiple provisions for testing and using artificial intelligence technologies, while setting up for a likely partisan floor fight on overall funding for the Pentagon.

A committee report accompanying the $923 billion fiscal 2025 National Defense Authorization Act released July 8 calls for the Defense Department to assess how AI could “optimize” manufacturing and other military operations, tasks the...

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