U.S. Air Force Looks Beyond 2023 For Skyborg Fielding

The Kratos XQ-58 Valkyrie is often regarded as the technology precursor to the autonomous technology pursued by the Skyborg project, but another, little-known program played a key role with the development of alternative aircraft, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) officials said. Credit: AFRL
The U.S. Air Force is no longer committed to fielding an early operational capability with the Skyborg autonomy program by the end of fiscal 2023, said Brig. Gen. Dale White, program executive officer for fighters and advanced aircraft. The Air Force Research Laboratory introduced the Skyborg...

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