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This series titled, “Tackling Government Challenges through Science and Technology,” features interviews with technology and innovation leaders from civilian and defense organizations within the federal government. In each episode guests will discuss how they are working to solve a mission-related challenge by applying science and technology – and brainpower. Check back here for new and upcoming episodes throughout 2022. Find the podcast series and further insights on the Noblis FNN microsite.

Autonomous Vehicles

The first podcast–featuring Captain Pete Small, U. S. Navy, program manager for Unmanned Maritime Systems–discusses the Navy’s aims and strategies for vessels without crews on board. Listen On Demand >

Read the companion article to this podcast episode entitled “Science, technology and doctrine come together in Navy’s program for unmanned surface vessels“.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

This segment in the series will be a two-part panel discussion highlighting AI.

Part 1 Designing and Planning for Trusted AI Systems • Wed., Feb. 16 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
Part 2 Implementing an AI Plan • Wed., Mar. 16 @ 12:30 p.m. ET

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