DARPA, Army working on AI co-piloting software

May 15, 2019 at 11:26 AM
Sikorsky at its West Palm Beach, FL, test site next week will host the first flight of a Black Hawk helicopter retrofitted with a new artificial intelligence "co-piloting" software, as part of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program. DARPA, working with the Army’s utility helicopter project office, is developing the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System, or ALIAS, to provide an autonomous "teammate" to improve manned aviation, according to DARPA official Lt. Col. Philip Root. "We see that there's an...

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