AI Research to Compete with War Planners
BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc., Nashua, New Hampshire, has been awarded a $8,349,794 cost-plus-fixed-fee competitive contract to demonstrate machine-generated strategies capable of competing with humans in the planning of real warfare developed under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Strategic Chaos Engine for Planning, Tactics, Experimentation and Resiliency program. Work will be performed in Nashua, New Hampshire, and is expected to be complete by May 21, 2024. Fiscal 2022 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $500,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-22-C-7216).