Skyborg: Yuma Hosts Testing Ground For Military AI Wingman

By Mark Brodie
Published: Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 11:07am

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U.S. Air Force
A Skyborg conceptual design for a low cost attritable Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV).

The U.S. military is looking to use artificial intelligence to help pilots.

Initial iterations of Skyborg have been tested in Yuma and officials hope to eventually produce drones for a few million dollars each.

To talk more about what this means for both the military and AI in general, The Show spoke with Peter Singer, a strategist at New America and a professor of practice at ASU’s Center on the Future of War.

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