C4iSR: Joint & Common Equipment

US Army licenses Scorpion’s ScenGen AI for UGCS

29 January 2018

Key Points

  • ScenGen can generate all possible scenarios for any given situation
  • UGCS enables different army UASs to interoperate

The US Army has contracted with Stryke Industries to license Scorpion Computer Services’ Scenario Generator (ScenGen), an artificial intelligence (AI) engine that will be applied to the army’s Universal Ground Control Station (UGCS) for unmanned aerial systems (UASs).

ScenGen is designed to test software, extending a human's ability to think of all possibilities for any given situation by more than 10-fold, according to Stryke Industries.

“ScenGen thinks of everything that could happen, everything that could go wrong,” Walter O'Brien, chief executive officer of Scorpion Computer Services, told Jane’s .

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