Air Force to update aircraft software while in-flight, including improvements with artificial intelligence

Sept. 30, 2020
In the next 12 to 18 months the Air Force should continue to add artificial intelligence and machine learning into its systems at scale.

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Air Force soon will announce that the service can update an aircraft’s software while in flight. C4ISRnet reports. Continue reading original article

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

30 Sept. 2020 -- The Air Force is embracing agile development and DevSecOps in several of its programs to accelerate development time and deploy tools quickly.

Critical to this effort has been two Air Force environments — Cloud One and Platform One. Platform One, which is deemed an enterprise solution by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), is a software development platform that hosts a broad range of DoD components, including the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center.

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center moved to the Air Force platform as it awaits the results of a court battle between Amazon Web Services and Microsoft over the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI cloud.

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John Keller, chief editor
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