Russian military to employ digital technology and artificial intelligence


Vladimir Putin took part in the Defense Ministry Board meeting held at the National Defense Control Centre, presidential web page reports and quotes him as saying, “Thanks to the use of advanced technologies, integrated solutions and new algorithms, it was possible to improve the performance and increase the capabilities of the Armed Forces command and control system.”

“The previous models of weapons and equipment used in the Aerospace Forces, Navy, and in other branches and services are being systematically replaced by modern ones, including those based on digital technology and artificial intelligence. Robotic systems and unmanned aerial vehicles are being rigorously introduced and used in combat training, which dramatically boosts the capabilities of armed units and subunits. The share of modern weapons and equipment in the Army and Navy must reach at least 70% by the end of 2020,” he noted.

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