Laser-armed drone fighter that can th...

Laser-armed drone fighter that can think and KILL on its own

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With some luck

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#1 Aug 13, 2014
With some luck this drone might shoot down AF 1

USAF captain calls for air-force to build laser-armed drone fighter that can think and KILL on its own - and beat any human pilot in a dogfight
Captain Michael W. Byrnes has developed the concept for an FQ-X fighter that could - in theory - out-fly any pilot who's ever lived
The autonomous drone would be able to make decisions - and even kill - without the direct intervention of a human being
Capt Byrnes argues the idea is closer to becoming a reality than most people - including U.S. Air Force brass - realize

By Michael Zennie

Published: 19:58 EST, 12 August 2014 | Updated: 07:27 EST, 13 August 2014

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