National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence Submits Initial Report to Congress


WASHINGTON, DC – The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, as required by the Fiscal Year 2019 John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act, submitted its initial report to Congress today.

This report is a summary of the Commission’s activities to date and a plan for the next phases of the Commission’s work. The interim report this fall will offer initial substantive assessments, and the final report will lay out the Commission’s full findings and recommendations.

The mandate given to this independent federal commission presents a significant opportunity “to consider the methods and means necessary to advance the development of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and associated technologies to comprehensively address the national security and defense needs of the United States.”

The full report is available here.