Slade Villena — Drone Hacker. Mechatronic Gunsmith. VR/AR Gamedev. USMC Veteran.

SCORCH (via AMRDEC @ NASA Ames Research Center)

This project was a prototype implementing Multi-UAS control systems. It was made for futuristic VTOL cockpits in the US Army, for ISR missions and for autonomous targeting systems.

RoleSoftware Engineer, Systems Quality Assurance ForUARC, AMRDEC, US Army, UTRC, UC Santa Barbara

SCORCH project tested multiple US Army pilots, in numerous simulated combat environments, ISR missions, all while utilizing autonomous AI systems.

Simulated cockpit environment using VBS3 game engine witth multiple touchscreens. Prototype battle mapping systems guide autonomous UAVs with simulated visual AI target acquisition.