DAFIA leveraging artificial intelligence to transform inspections

The Department of the Air Force Inspection Agency at Kirtland AFB, N.M., is using artificial intelligence, in the form of machine learning, to identify emerging issues of concern to Airmen and enable the Air Force to isolate, respond to, and resolve them as early as possible.

Based on lessons learned from previous inspections, DAFIA’s Enterprise Support Division petitioned AFWERX, a program office at the Air Force Research Laboratory that connects innovators across government, industry and academia, to solicit vendors who could tackle this problem.

Lt. Col. Kent Moore, enterprise data manager at DAFIA’s Analysis & Assessments Division, explained the initial driver propelling the growing effort and outlined the process so far.

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