This event took place on October 13, 2021

Project Convergence, the Army’s aggressive pursuit of AI technologies for the battlefield, is heating up. Described by Army leadership as a ‘campaign of learning’, the Project is mobilizing its 2021 focus around cloud-powered battle network modernization, long range precision fire, and systems interoperability in contested electromagnetic operations. In this panel, we spoke with Army leadership about recent and upcoming Project Convergence demonstrations, and how these efforts push Army closer to achieving the Defense Department’s vision of Joint All-Domain Command and Control.

Watch recording:

Maj. Gen. Walter Rugen from Army Futures Command and Maj. Gen. David Francis from the Army Aviation Center of Excellence join Defense News' Jen Judson.

Guest Speakers:

  • Brig. Gen. Walter Rugen, Director Future Vertical Lift Cross Functional Team, U.S. Army Futures Command
  • Maj. Gen. David Francis, Commander, Army Aviation Center of Excellence
  • Dave Erickson, Senior Director of Solutions Architecture, Elastic