Beacon AI Signs Contract with United States Air Force to Provide AI Solutions



WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — (AFRL) – Beacon AI, a leading artificial intelligence start-up specializing in flight safety and efficiency, was awarded a $1.25M Phase II Small Business Innovation Research contract with the United States Air Force AFWERX program. During contract execution, Beacon AI will advance development and enhance their AI copilot assistant system which augments existing flight crews by bringing modern autonomy to the flight deck.

AFWERX, the innovation arm of the Department of the Air Force and directorate within the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), works to accelerate the adoption of emerging technology and forge partnerships with innovative startups like Beacon AI. “AFWERX continues to actively seek out the most innovative companies throughout the U.S.,” said Lt. Col. Bryan Ralston, AFWERX Autonomy Prime Lead. “Our commitment is to accelerate the most agile and capable autonomy technologies, developed by companies like Beacon AI, to the Air Force.”

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