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Homedigital originalsHow America can win the race against China for military tech supremacy

How America can win the race against China for military tech supremacy

American defense startups developing artificial intelligence systems are crucial to helping the U.S. armed forces keep up with rivals like China, a military tech executive told Fox News

“There [are] massive amounts of effort going into innovation in China, and we shouldn’t be naive to that,” said Red 6 CEO Dan Robinson. “Be under no illusion: the threat from China, specifically the [Chinese Communist Party], is real.”

A augmented reality-generated fighter jet.

Weapons equipped with artificial intelligence capabilities are a key focus for the U.S. and Chinese militaries.  (Red 6)

The agile technological innovations the U.S. military needs are best addressed by defense startups, Robinson told Fox News. 

Developing new AI military technologies “is how we will keep up with China,” Robinson said. “It’s a battle for sure.” 

Click here to watch Robinson detail how U.S. defense startups are keeping up with Chinese military advancements. 

Ramiro Vargas contributed to the accompanying video.

Matt Leach is a Fox Digital Originals senior producer based in Tampa, FL.

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