Shield AI is a defense technology company that develops and deploys self-driving software for unmanned vehicles. The company's mission is to protect service members and civilians with artificially intelligent systems. Shield AI's technology is designed to enable unmanned systems to operate in complex and unpredictable environments, such as urban areas and indoors. The company's products include Hivemind, a software platform that enables unmanned systems to operate autonomously, and Nova, a small unmanned aircraft system that can be used for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions. Shield AI was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.