A chronological review of highlights from a difficult and busy year for the Federal Government, including January 6th, the ongoing pandemic response, withdrawal from Kabul, and the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Federal efforts in AI and Cybersecurity, as well as critical infrastructure security and supply chain initiatives, are also addressed in this year-end review.
The Defense Department’s central artificial intelligence development effort is planning on building a swarm of AI-equipped drones that can independently track and identify targets. The drone force would primarily be used for search and rescue missions and potentially save lives. The Pentagon’s JAIC issued a request for information recently in
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is planning on proposing a rule to require drone manufacturers to include remote ID tags in all systems. The proposed rule was published on Tuesday, and outlines the process of remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems in hopes of developing a policy for identifying drones