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Farnborough 2018: RAF calls for industry to create autonomous supply chain

11th July 2018 - 16:26 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


The RAF's AVM is keen for industry to shift attention away from autonomous air vehicles to an autonomous logistics chain to free personnel and focus on deterrents and threats facing the nation today.

Addressing delegates at the Air Power Conference on 11 July, AVM Simon Rochelle, capability chief of staff at the RAF, said that prospective industry partners have become ‘obsessed’ with autonomous air vehicles.

He suggested that a better use of resources would be to design an autonomous logistics chain, by which, an organisation could release manpower across logistics operations and work on separate more significant interests.

Rochelle also …

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