Retired United States Air Force Colonel Gene Lee, in a flight simulator, takes part in simulated air combat versus artificial intelligence technology developed by a team comprised of industry, US Air Force and University of Cincinnati representatives.
* Retired United States Air Force Colonel Gene Lee took on AI in a simulator
* Was not able to score a kill after repeated attempts
* Was shot out of the air every time during protracted engagements
* Experts say AI wingmen could become commonplace in battle
It is every Top Gun's worst nightmare - an AI can can outmanoeuvre them in the air.
Now researchers have tested their AI on a retired top gun - and left him stunned.
Retired United States Air Force Colonel Gene Lee took on the AI in a simulator - and lost.
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Update #1: A.I. Downs Expert Human Fighter Pilot In Dogfights (Popular Science)
Update #2: The US Air Force’s and Navy’s ‘New Top Gun’ is an AI (China Topix)
WNU Editor:I am surprised that this AI platform can take on the Air Force's top pilots. I guess they are getting better at developing the right software .... and we are learning about it now.