Air Force Pitch Day

U.S. Army 1st Lt. Mahdi Al-Husseini, assigned to the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, pitches his presentation on AI pilot performance feedback. Al-Husseini is one of seven Soldiers who is taking part in Dragon’s Lair 5. The program was established in October 2020 to help increase innovation across the XVIII Airborne Corps.

Army expands ‘Dragon’s Lair’ pitch event to all branches

The 82nd Airborne Corps' "Dragon's Lair" pitch event is now open to members of all military branches.
Space Force Uniform
The chief of space operations for the U.S. Space Force displays the service’s uniform nametapes in the Pentagon Jan. 17 in Arlington, Virginia. (U.S. Air Force / Tech. Sgt. Robert Barnett)

Space Force gets its own ‘werx’ innovation center

SpaceWERX will reflect the closeness the new Space Force will have with the private sector, officials say.
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — United States Air Force Academy Cadets in the Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Operations Program conduct various mock scenarios, Tuesday March 5th, 2019, in the Air Operations Center’s “Reaper Room” using a MQ-9 flight simulator allowing one operator to control multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) which can autonomously search, find, identify, and track various targets worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo/Joshua Armstrong)

With Air Force’s Skyborg, autonomous drones could be coming soon

Skyborg will be an "autonomous unmanned air combat vehicle system" with open artificial intelligence software architecture and modular hardware.
Alex Kendall of Wayve on Centre Stage during the PITCH Final during day three of Web Summit 2018 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Web Summit via Sportsfile)

Air Force wants startups to answer the call for $40M

The pitch competition will offer startups the chance to win small awards on the same day.