Roper: Air Force pushing to make AI foolproof for autonomous pilots

By Sara Sirota / June 11, 2020 at 11:33 AM
The Air Force is researching a new kind of artificial intelligence that can resist adversarial attacks on data -- enabling an autonomous pilot that can eventually fly unmanned vehicles in the contested battle spaces of the future. Those are the goals of a program Air Force acquisition executive Will Roper called R2D2 -- a nod to the robotic wingman in Star Wars -- at a Mitchell Institute event this week. Since the most sophisticated AI is still vulnerable to...

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