RUSI JournalVolume 164Issue 5members only

Resolving the Battle over Artificial Intelligence in War

The military application of AI presents multiple challenges for the relationship between defence, industry and technology companies.

The US National Defense Strategy – like that of its peer competitors – relies on artificial intelligence (AI) for a military edge in potential conflict as well as a deterrent to such conflict. This reliance on AI raises two challenges: a changing relationship between the Department of Defense (DoD) and industry; and widely held safety concerns about the military use of AI. Recent tensions in that relationship potentially imperil the success of US strategy. In this article,

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