DARPA teach escort drones to fight in the air

The AI ​​will be installed on the Skyborg drone, an autonomous aerial vehicle designed to

escort of manned aircraft. Slave unmanned vehicles of this type will learn the art of flight from people.

Now developed by DARPA AI installed inrobopsa and is trained in fights with live dogs. After the device manages to defeat the enemy in a one-on-one duel, he will be assigned a more difficult task.

Management does not disclose the exact timing of the installation of AI in aircraft.

Earlier, the US Air Force announced a competition for researchthe market for unmanned aerial vehicles designed to support manned aircraft. Until 2023, the agency intends to create a system for coordinating drones and conduct its tests.