USAF Working with Merlin Labs to Explore Autonomous Options for KC-135 Written 31 May 2024


F-15C Eagle from the 67th Fighter Squadron at Kadena Air Base is refueled by a KC-135R Stratotanker from the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, Feb. 25, 2010. | Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Angelique Perez; Wikipedia; Public Domain

Defense Daily reports, “Boston-based Merlin Labs, Inc. said on May 30 that it is using data from flights of a KC-135 at MacDill AFB, Fla., ‘to better understand crew workload drivers and gather data to expand the autonomous capabilities of the Merlin Pilot for military use cases.’”
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