Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications for Defensive Counterspace

This report summarizes results from a fiscal year 2020 project examining the applicability of artificial intelligence and machine learning as an enabler of decision support in defensive counterspace missions. This work includes a decision support tool to demonstrate the viability of the suggested algorithm and provide insight into the value of such a tool. Proposed improvements to the approach are also provided.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter One

    Introduction and Objectives

  • Chapter Two

    Technical Improvements to the Decision Support Tool

  • Chapter Three

    Demonstration of Decision Support Tool User Interface

  • Chapter Four

    Findings, Recommendations, and Conclusion

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