The Week In Defense, Jan. 12-19, 2022

U.S. Air Force’s Skyborg program
The U.S. Air Force’s Skyborg program is likely to provide a foundation for an autonomous system of systems that will operate alongside piloted fighters.
Credit: Air Force Research Laboratory
U.S. Air Force Scientist Prioritizes Autonomy Following the revelation in December that the U.S. Air Force plans to launch two new unmanned combat air vehicle programs, the service’s chief scientist says tactical autonomy and the use of manned-unmanned teaming “will become the next step in the...

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