Mapping the AI Investment Activities of Top Global Defense Companies [report]

Ngor Luong, Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Rebecca Gelles, Melissa Flagg
2021 unpublished
Militaries around the world have often relied on the largest global defense companies to acquire and integrate cutting-edge technologies. This issue brief examines the investment and mergers and acquisition activities in artificial intelligence of the top 50 global defense companies — a key, if limited, approach to accessing AI innovation in the commercial sector — and assesses investment trends of their corporate venture capital subsidiaries and offers a geographic breakdown of defense companies and their AI target companies.
doi:10.51593/20210015 fatcat:kk74nbcjufc7feulwheo4tpowu