Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

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Series of images showing AI research labs' campuses
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Fresh Funds for U.S. Research: The U.S. plans to build new civilian AI research labs.

The U.S. plans to build nearly a dozen new civilian AI research labs. The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) committed $220 million to fund 11 National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes, complementing seven other AI research institutes that were established last year.
Fighter pilot in action
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Phantom Menace

A fighter pilot battled a true-to-life virtual enemy in midair. In the skies over southern California, an airman pitted his dogfighting skills against an AI-controlled opponent that was projected onto his augmented-reality visor.
Sequence of an autonomous fighter pilot
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

AI Versus Ace

An autonomous fighter pilot shot down a human aerial ace in virtual combat. Built by defense contractor Heron Systems, the system also defeated automated rivals from seven other companies to win the AlphaDogfight trial.

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