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CAS Inaugurates Centre Of Artificial Intelligence & Computing To Improve Warfare Capabilities:
PAKISTAN AIR FORCE (PAF) has received another remarkable milestone as CHIEF OF AIR STAFF (CAS) Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan inaugurated the cutting edge and state of the art Centre of Artificial Intelligence & Computing (CENTAIC) in Air Headquarters Islamabad on Monday.
PAKISTAN AIR CHIEF Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. During the ceremony, CAS Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan formally inaugurated the new established center of Centre of Artificial Intelligence & Computing (CENTAIC) by unveiling the plaque.
The main purpose of Centre of Artificial Intelligence & Computing (CENTAIC) is to enhance the Warfare capabilities of PAKISTAN AIR FORCE in the Artificial Intelligence Warfare domain.
The newly established Centre of Artificial Intelligence & Computing (CENTAIC) will significantly boost the capability of PAKISTAN AIR FORCE to develop state of the art Sensor Fusion Technology, a cutting-edge technology that combines the sensory data from multiple sources such as lidars, radars and HD cameras to form a single model having the capabilities and functionalities of different sensors.
The Centre of Artificial Intelligence & Computing (CENTAIC) will enable PAKISTAN AIR FORCE to explore key fields of Artificial Intelligence, including Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Predictive Analysis.
The inauguration of the new facility will also boost the capability of PAKISTAN AIR FORCE (PAF) in the research of Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radars and Transmit-and-Receive Modules (TRM).
Speaking on the occasion, PAKISTAN AIR CHIEF (CAS) Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan termed the inauguration of Centre of Artificial Intelligence & Computing (CENTAIC) as the significant milestone in the history of PAKISTAN AIR FORCE.
PAKISTAN AIR CHIEF Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan said that the newly inaugurated Centre of Artificial Intelligence & Computing (CENTAIC) will act as the fusion center of Artificial Intelligence (AI) development in PAKISTAN, which will serve both the Military and Civilians in the Sacred Country PAKISTAN.
CAS further said that the inauguration of the AI facility will boost PAF capability to integrate and streamline Artificial Intelligence into its operational paradigm and methodologies.
The #PakistanAirForce yesterday launched “Centre of Artificial Intelligence and Computing”#CENTAIC was inaugurated by Chief of Air Staff ACM Mujahid Anwar Khan as premier AI research & development institute in #Pakistan pic.twitter.com/7mSE8wFETs
— Developing Pakistan (@DevelopmentPk) August 27, 2020
CAS Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan further added that the facility will also enable the country to joint ventures and bilateral Research & Development (R&D) agreements with different countries of the world.
PAKISTAN AIR FORCE CHIEF Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan that the modern evolution of technology has totally changed the scenario and characteristics of AI Warfare in the 21st century and the inauguration of CENTAIC would help PAKISTAN NAVY to harness the potential of AI in fighter jet and its weapon systems.
Reportedly, the newly established Centre of Artificial Intelligence & Computing (CENTAIC) will also act as the base point for the development of PAKISTAN’s Fifth Generation Stealth Fighter Jet and its lethal advanced weapons under the name of Project AZM.
Furthermore, the Artificial Intelligence Centre will also help to drive AI for the development of Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
PAKISTAN AIR FORCE (PAF) intends to integrate the Artificial Intelligence in several applications of its Fifth Generation Stealth Fighter Project, including the human machine interfaces (HMI), TV/IR Seekers and algorithms for the guidance systems for air to surface and air to air missiles for its upcoming stealth jet.
Earlier, Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Training), Air Marshal Aamir Masood highlighted the broad overview and the scope of the newly inaugurated center.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by the former PAKISTAN AIR FORCE Chiefs, Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) and other senior officials and officials of serving and retired PAF Officers.
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