The Pentagon Wants Autonomous Fighter Jets to Fly in Combat — TIME


The U.S. Air Force Research Lab is moving ahead with an initiative to turn aging F-16 fighter jets into unmanned, autonomous combat aircraft. The pilotless planes will fly alongside the newer aircraft like the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Speaking at a forum in Washington, Wednesday, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work said he expects…

via The Pentagon Wants Autonomous Fighter Jets to Fly in Combat — TIME

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