Military Robotics

Sliding Autonomy Demonstrated in UAVs

Posted 27 Jul 2004 at 15:22 UTC by steve Share This

A single human fighter pilot and a swarm of UAVs could work together to carry out a single mission according to a NewScientist.com story. The scenario has been simulated by QinetiQ in the UK. The human pilot supplies a goal, such as searching the area for enemy targets, and the UAVs carry it out autonomously. The system is a real-world example of the use of robots with sliding autonomy described in our July 23rd story

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