WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio – The Air Force’s aircraft fleets will have support from an expanded artificial intelligence (AI) system to predict when planes need maintenance. Fedscoop reports. Continue reading original article
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14 Sept. 2020 — The software comes from C3.ai Inc. in Redwood City, Calif., which is expanding work it has been doing with Air Force programs to reach more aircraft and weapons systems.
The deal, inked with the Air Force’s Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, includes data science training for the airmen who will use the system as they deploy predictive maintenance analytics on new systems.
The system can handle several types of AI and process various forms of input data to determine when a plane needs work before a part breaks. It was first used on older aircraft, which required processing reams of handwritten notes through the company’s natural language processing algorithms.
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