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Old 09-25-2020, 07:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Raellus View Post
As someone who was a huge Top Gun fan as a kid, and daydreamed about dogfighting Soviet MiGs in my imaginary F-16 Fighting Falcon, this pains me to say, but I think our next air superiority fighter should be 100% unmanned. I favor a remotely-piloted option w/ AI assist over a purely autonomous fighter. Recently, an AI kicked a human pilot's butt in simulated air-to-air combat. It wasn't a fluke either.

An unmanned aircraft can sustain more G's than the human body can handle, making it more maneuverable. AI makes decisions quicker and implements them faster than a human can. As the tech matures, it will also more consistently make better decisions than a human would.

I fear the days of the piloted combat aircraft will very soon be behind us. If we're not at the leading edge of emerging aerospace tech, we'll get left in the dust by the Chinese.

Whoa, there chief...

The AI was given certain advantages that NO FIGHTER (AI or otherwise) would ever have. Check out MOVER'S critic and listen to how the developers gave the AI the advantage of total situational awareness (it knew EVERYTHING about its opponent except the fuel state) and 360-degree vision. Here's MOVER'S video:

Also, here's a clip of Tesla's "wiz-bang" synthetic aperature radar that can supposedly "see everything," thus making it SUPERIOR to a human driver (according to "Teslaphiles"). This is from June of this year and represents the MOST ADVANCED version of that radar and driving AI.

Last edited by swaghauler; 09-25-2020 at 07:21 PM. Reason: added a link
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