Roper Says Sixth-Generation Aircraft Will Include AI Co-Pilot Written 22 December 2020


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ExecutiveGov reports that Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Will Roper “said the service branch’s future sixth-generation aircraft will feature an artificial intelligence co-pilot, Breaking Defense reported Friday.” The Next-Generation Air Dominance program “will apply AI as a support platform for human pilots aboard the future aircraft.” Roper “said the service will have to determine how to certify the AI platforms for this envisioned human-AI teaming approach.”
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