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A computerized staff officer.
The art of generalship is to get inside the enemy’s head. From Caesar to Napoleon to Rommel, the best commanders have a knack for deducing the enemy’s plans and then moving to exploit that insight.
At the same time, a staple of science fiction is the omniscient computer. DARPA wants to merge these two phenomenon into software that will determine an opponent’s strategy and then recommend strategies to a commander.
Collection and Monitoring via Planning for Active Situational Scenarios (COMPASS) will focus on “gray zone” warfare, that nebulous not-quite-war mixture of cyberoperations, special forces, insurgents, …read more
Source: The National Interest