Lockheed Martin Displays K-MAX Cargo UAS Helicopter at AUVSI Show

May 4, 2015  - By
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Lockheed Martin Corporation and Kaman Aerospace Corporation transformed Kaman’s K-MAX power lift helicopter into an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) capable of autonomous or remote controlled cargo delivery. Jon McMillen explains at Unmanned Systems 2015, held May 4-7 in Atlanta, that its mission for the last three years has been to resupply battlefield cargo for the U.S. military in Afghanistan. McMillen says another possible application for K-MAX is firefighting.

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