AI successfully pilots XQ-58 aircraft at Eglin Air Force Base
"AI will be a critical element to future war-fighting and the speed at which we’re going to have to understand the operational picture and make decisions".
Aug. 2, 2023
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Air Force Research Laboratory led a successful three-hour sortie, on July 25, 2023, demonstrating the first-ever flight of artificial intelligence agents (algorithms) controlling an XQ-58A Valkyrie uncrewed aircraft.
The flight, on the Eglin Test and Training Complex, was the culmination of the previous two y…