A US Air Force F-16 pilot just battled AI in 5 simulated dogfights, and the machine emerged victorious every time

From businessinsider.com

An AI algorithm and an experienced US Air Force F-16 pilot will battle in a simulated dogfight on Aug. 20.

An AI algorithm piloting an F-16 Fighting Falcon in a simulated dogfight against a seasoned US Air Force pilot achieved a flawless victory with five straight wins in a fierce competition Thursday, according to multiple reports.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) held the final round of its third and final AlphaDogfight competition Thursday, putting an AI system designed by Heron Systems against a human pilot in a “simulated within-visual-range air combat” situation.

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