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 years of partnership that began with the Skyborg Vanguard program.
AFRL - Autonomous Aircraft Experimentation:
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