artificial intelligence (AI)

A XQ-58 Valkyrie launches for a test mission Aug. 22 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The mission successfully tested components that greatly reduce the risk of large scale crewed and uncrewed autonomous systems. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Rebecca Abordo)

Latest Valkyrie drone flight test focused on AI-enabled air combat

The demonstration had the Valkyrie drone go up against “simulated opponents using simulated mission systems and simulated weapons," AFRL said.
Eric Schmidt, Chairman of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI), speaks at the NSCAI Global Emerging Technology Summit on July 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. The summit addressed challenges and solutions with cyber and emerging technologies across government, international organizations and the private sector. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Eric Schmidt-led panel pushing for new defense experimentation unit to drive military adoption of generative AI

The proposal was included in a new memo to the president and Congress by the Special Competitive Studies Project (SCSP).
Members of the 56th Air and Space Communications Squadron at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam operate cyber systems using a Enhanced communications flyaway kit during the Global Information Dominance Experiment 3 and Architect Demonstration Evaluation 5 at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Alpena, Michigan, July, 12, 2021. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy Picard)

Air Force releases BAA on artificial intelligence for next-gen command and control

Nearly $100 million in total funding has been allotted for awards.