An autonomous car that’s not yet in production is set to hit the road for testing at Texas’ main airport, officials announced Monday.
The test, which will be led by the Department of Transportation, will be the first to take place at a new terminal, the Austin-based Transportation Security Administration said in a news release.
The car is equipped with cameras, radar, radar detectors and other sensors and is able to autonomously navigate around obstacles and detect objects on the ground, according to the release.
The test is scheduled to start Tuesday and will last up to 10 days.
The agency said it expects the testing to begin as soon as next week and that it expects to conduct a full-scale test by late summer.
The agency has been working on the project for years, but the technology was only recently integrated into the vehicle.
The U.S. military is also testing an autonomous car at its base in Arizona.
“This is a significant milestone for us,” TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger said in the release.
“It marks an important milestone in the U.