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DARPA strives for the future helicopter pilot

2nd February 2022 - 17:53 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Northrop Grumman's AI technology will help pilots to see more, as shown by the above depiction. (Image: Northrop Grumman)

US DARPA has contracted Northrop Grumman to develop a rotorcraft pilot AI assistant.

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract from the US DARPA’s Perceptually-enabled task Guidance Program to develop a prototype AI assistant.

The prototype will be embedded in an AR headset to help rotary pilots perform expected and unexpected tasks.

The company, in partnership with the University of Central Florida, will develop an operator and context-adaptive reasoning intuitive assistant (OCARINA) that will support UH-60 Blackhawk pilots.

Erin Cherry, senior autonomy program manager, Northrop Grumman, stated: ‘It will help teach new tasks, aid in the recognition and reduction of errors, improve task completion time and help to prevent catastrophic events.’

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