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A ground-breaking “mind-reading” helmet is on the UK’s next-generation fighter jet.
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A ground-breaking “mind-reading” helmet is on the UK’s next-generation fighter jet.

According to the BBC, the Tempest fighter jet, a component of the U.K.'s Future Combat Air System (FCAS), would have technology that can read pilots' minds. For the development of the Tempest sixth-generation combat fighter jet, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) last year granted a $347 million (£250 million) grant to a group of businesses that includes BAE Systems and Rolls Royce from the United Kingdom, Leonardo from Italy, and missile group MBDA from Europe. The program is focused on technical advancements that will probably be a difficulty in the not-too-distant future and is intended to replace the fighter jets that are currently in use by the 2040s. Reading the pilot's mind is one of the ways the consortium plans to employ artificial intelligence (A.I.) to close the communication g...