Col. Tucker 'Cinco' Hamilton, the Chief of AI Test and Operations with the US Air Force, told The Guardian that an AI-operated drone went wild and killed a human operator in a US Army simulator test.
A video posted by Chinese tech startup firm XPeng shows it mounting a drone on a car and flying it ahead of Alef Aeronautics of California.
A drone flying at 16,000 feet seems to be more than 40 times higher than the legal limit (400 feet) for unmanned aerial vehicles. Nevertheless, a passenger plane nearly collided with a drone at 16,000 feet.
India has temporarily suspended plans to acquire lethal Predator armed drones from the US. India is willing to focus on local development of armed drones, instead of the exorbitant costs that may have sunk the agreement.