The Role Of Artificial Intelligence In Facilitating Military Innovation

  • Colin ijebor University of Manitoba


Most scholarly research into the concept of military innovation tend to focus on the nature of military innovation and how it comes about, but rarely investigate the reasons why these innovations come about in the first place. Artificial Intelligence (AI), which forms the basis for many new technological advancements today, can compel military innovation. AI does not constitute military innovation, but the technological advancements produced based on AI can inspire senior officers to innovate in their military establishment. This paper seeks to conceptualize military innovation by considering various definitions and schools of thought on the subject and to examine the potential reasons for innovation as identified by Rosen, highlighting the role of AI within each of them.

Author Biography

Colin ijebor, University of Manitoba

Colin is an MA candidate in the Political Studies department at the University of Manitoba. He graduated Cum Laude from his undergraduate institution with a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours in International Relations and Diplomacy, bagging a plethora of academic and social achievement awards by the institution. He has over 4 years of work experience in several veritable financial institutions such as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Asset and Resource Management Company Group (ARM) and the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement Systems (NIBBS), where he held positions of varying ranks and increasing responsibilities. Colin has diverse interests, some of which are in: , Artificial Intelligence (AI), Fintech, Politics, Finance and Investment, and traveling! 

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