AFRL Splits Skyborg Into Two, Complementary Programs

A conceptual design for a low-cost attritable aircraft.
Credit: Air Force Research Laboratory
The U.S. Air Force’s search for a family of cheap unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) controlled by artificial intelligence (AI) software has split into two complementary programs. The Skyborg Vanguard program announced in March 2019 is continuing to focus on how to shape the requirements for an...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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