Air Force’s New Top Gun, Alpha, Is Artificial Intelligence

The newest Air Force top gun is an artificial intelligence program known as Alpha.According to the Daily Mail, retired U.S. Air Force Col. Gene Lee took on the AI in a simulator — and not only couldn’t score a single kill after repeated attempts, but was shot out of the air every time.Alpha represents a big breakthrough in the application of “genetic-fuzzy systems,” the Daily Mail reports; its feats are published in the Journal of Defense Management.The new system is designed for use with “unmanned combat aerial vehicles” in simulated air-combat missions for research purposes, the Daily Mail reports.”I was surprised at how aware and reactive it was,” Lee said, the Daily Mail reports.”It seemed to be aware of my intentions and reacting instantly to my changes in flight and my…


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