DARPA focused on platforms with 'a significant amount of autonomy'

By Justin Doubleday / February 8, 2018 at 10:18 AM
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is focused on developing platforms and systems containing a "significant amount of autonomy," as the Defense Department pushes for technological breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and manned-unmanned teaming. Jean-Charles Ledé, acting deputy director in DARPA's tactical technology office, said the agency has been working on a "duality of research both in the platform domain, as well as in the pure autonomy domain." Ledé was speaking Feb. 7 at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International...

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