Beyond Autopilot: What Autonomy Means for the A&D Sector
By August Cole · Joshua Pavluk
This week’s podcast features a discussion regarding the Defense Science Board’s (DSB) recently released study, Autonomy, which lays out the Pentagon’s plan for autonomous systems. Avascent’s Josh Pavluk and August Cole dissect this report and speak to what autonomy is and where it is headed in the future.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
August Cole is the writer-in-residence at Avascent. He is also an Atlantic Council nonresident senior fellow, focusing on using fiction to explore the future of war; and a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He is the co-author of Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War and the editor of the Atlantic Council’s War Stories from the Future anthology. Previously, Cole reported on the defense industry for the Wall Street Journal. From Washington, he covered companies ranging from Boeing to Blackwater, as well as broader defense policy and political matters. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joshua Pavluk is a Principal at Avascent, where he advises clients on developing and achieving their strategic growth objectives across the global aerospace & defense, homeland security, and public safety sectors. His specialties include advanced technology, innovation, electronics, unmanned systems, and international expansion. Josh has served a diverse set of clients including global integrators, sub-system and product suppliers, and non-profit laboratories. His field of subject matter expertise ranges from emerging capabilities such as directed energy to cutting edge technologies including robotics and unmanned systems. For more information, contact: email@example.com
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