August 31, 2020

Russia’s Got Dogfighting Drones, Too—Just How Smart Are They?

Source: Forbes

Journalist: David Axe

Russian industry is developing a new, low-cost drone that could function as an autonomous wingman for human pilots.

But it’s unclear how much the developers at drone-maker Kronstadt Group have made on the most critical aspect of this type of unmanned aerial vehicle—the artificial intelligence that allows the vehicle to make decisions on its own.

A mock-up of Grom first appeared at the Army-2020 trade show in Moscow in August.

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  • Samuel Bendett

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Samuel Bendett is an Adviser with CNA Strategy, Policy, Plans and Programs Center (SP3), where he is a member of the Russia Studies Program. His work involves research on the ...