Saturday, August 30, 2014

The U.S. Navy Wants It's Future Fighter Jets To Have An Artificial Intelligence Platform

Boeing concept for F/A-XX. Boeing Image

Navy’s Next Fighter Likely to Feature Artificial Intelligence -- Dave Majumdar, USNI News

Artificial intelligence will likely feature prominently onboard the Pentagon’s next-generation successors to the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor.

“AI is going to be huge,” said one U.S. Navy official familiar with the service’s F/A-XX effort to replace the Super Hornet starting around 2030.

Further, while there are significant differences between the U.S. Air Force’s vision for its F-X air superiority fighter and the Navy’s F/A-XX, the two services agree on some fundamental aspects about what characteristics the jet will need to share.

“I think we all agree that we have to work on PNT [Positioning, Navigation and Timing], comms, big data movement between both services,” the official said.

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My Comment: Weapon systems running on AI platforms .... someone has been watching too many Terminator movies.

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