xTech seeks international tech innovations with latest competition series

The U.S. Army’s xTech Program is broadening its reach to international science and technology innovators. The first outreach to international innovators, the xTechGlobal Artificial Intelligence Challenge, concluded in September 2021. It was successful in identifying critical solutions outside of xTech’s traditional U.S. landscape. A second international iteration is now underway.

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Atlantic Technology Center, based in the United Kingdom, was the driving force behind the xTechGlobal AI Challenge. DEVCOM Atlantic’s mission is to identify and implement international technologies that meet Army and Department of Defense requirements.

“We’re out here to find the best technology that the world has to offer for our Soldiers and for our coalition partners,” said Tom Mulkern, DEVCOM Atlantic deputy director.

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