Skyborg team working with USAF leadership on acquisition strategy, future budget planning

By Sara Sirota  
July 9, 2019 at 2:26 PM
The Air Force Research Lab's effort to rapidly field autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles enabled with artificial intelligence may soon have a formal procurement strategy and a place in the service’s fiscal year 2021 budget. Skyborg program manager Ben Tran told Inside Defense in an interview yesterday his team is working with Air Force leadership on an acquisition strategy and aims to make announcements by the end of the summer. "Right now, we’re looking at leveraging . . . other transaction...

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