Autonomous Combat Drone takes the Initiative
The Gambit is referred to as an ‘Autonomous Collaborative Platform’, a flying team-mate that will work collaboratively with manned aircraft to detect, identify and target adversaries at range and scale across the battlespace. Its artificial intelligence will enable it to autonomously complete a variety of tasks without being prompted by an operator. It will also be able to take the initiative and carry out tasks on its own, not only for combat, but also for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, while distributing the collected information to other units as required.
Estimated time to maturity: 2 to 5 years
Source: General Atomics
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