Shoebat.com has warned that the main weapons of World War III that will determine the victor versus those who lose is he who can control and use robotics and AI. The trends are what the atom bomb was for World War II and the machine gun for World War I. As a result of this, it is with great interest that TheDrive.com reports how the US military is putting up an actual fight between an AI-driven robotic aircraft versus a fighter pilot with a human.
The Air Force is hoping to pit an autonomous drone equipped with an artificial intelligence-driven flight control system against a fighter jet with a human pilot in a little over a year. The service has described this effort in the past as a “big moonshot” that could revolutionize air-to-air combat in ways that have so far been limited to the realm of fiction – at least as far as we know.
Air Force Lieutenant General Jack Shanahan, head of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), revealed that the Air Force had set the goal of holding the faceoff in July 2021 during a remote event that the Air Force Association’s Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies held on June 4, 2020. The Pentagon established the JAIC in 2018 to serve as a central point of focus for AI developments and related activities across the U.S. military.
Shanahan did not offer any details about the design of the unmanned aircraft that is supposed to take part in this in this future aerial duel or specifics about its planned capabilities. He did say that Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Autonomy Capability Team 3 (ACT3), led by Steve Rogers, was still in charge of the effort, which Inside Defense first reported the existence of in May 2018. AFRL created ACT3 that year to focus on AI developments. (source )
This development in itself is not necessarily a big deal, but the greater concept is.
Warfare is going to be revolutionized by AI and robotics.
What the movie Terminator warned about in the past is, in a sense, coming true as military robots could eventually make even the concept of the soldier, something tested throughout history, something of an “obsolete” profession.
This is something of a fourth industrial revolution in combination with the potential dawning of a new era, and not in a good way. The contemporary eugenicists have seen the current times as an age in which the desires of evolutionists, to “evolve” to the next step of humanity, is at hand along with the mass die off of possibly billions of people in the name of “evolution”.
We are looking at something very large and terrifying that is in the process of being created right now in the name of another war, and as with all of such new tools, it might bring about more consequences than what are intended.