Pentagon plans to replace flight crews with ‘full-time’ robots

By Douglas Ernst The Washington Times – Tuesday, April 22, 201

The Pentagon’s research agency tasked with developing breakthrough technologies for national security has come up with a plan for dealing with shrinking budgets: robotic flight crews.

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ALIAS envisions a tailorable, drop‐in, removable kit that would enable the addition . . .

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is currently working on technology that will be able to replace up to five crew members on military aircraft, in effect making the lone human operator a “mission supervisor,” tech magazine Wired reported.

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