8.5.20206

US Air Force to Test Fighter Drone Against Human Pilot

US Air Force to Test Fighter Drone Against Human Pilot – link

Source: UAS Vision

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  • Air Force researchers are designing an autonomous aircraft that can take down a manned plane in air-to-air combat, with the goal of pitting the two against each other in July 2021
  • Gen. Jack Shanahan, head of the Pentagon’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, said the Air Force Research Laboratory team is pushing the boundaries of what the military can build, compared to the aircraft that already fill the service’s squadrons
  • If the project works, the invention would join the slew of other AI-enabled systems the Air Force wants to add to its inventory
  • The Skyborg wingman drone concept is perhaps the highest profile of those programs, though the Air Force is pushing to add AI and machine learning algorithms to everything from maintenance practices to battle planning software

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