AI deployment will reduce accidental bombing, US centre tells military.

The US Bureau of Arms Control, Deterrence, and Stability has announced that the Nigerian military will use artificial intelligence to reduce accidental bombings, a significant issue. The military has been involved in over 12 miscalculated airstrikes, resulting in the deaths of over 400 civilians between 2017 and 2023.
The adoption of AI will not only improve the military's capabilities but also prevent it from violating international humanitarian law.
In Nigeria News todayThe Center’s Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Paul Dean, disclosed the idea during a roundtable meeting with select journalists in Abuja on Thursday, expressed his condolences for the tragedy, and emphasized the importance of AI in military operations. He also expressed willingness to partner with the Nigerian government to curb arms proliferation and promote stability. The partnership aims to establish responsible behavior in the military domain.