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AUVSI 2012: K-Max continues to push the limits in Afghanistan

7th August 2012 - 20:27 GMT | by Darren Lake in Las Vegas


Lockheed Martin and Kaman Aerospace were keen to highlight the continued success of the unmanned version of the K-Max, which has been operating in Afghanistan since late last year.

On 31 July the companies announced a second deployment extension for the aircraft. Earlier this year, the US Marine Corps requested the aircraft stay in theatre through 30 September, the end of this fiscal year. The second announcement extends K-Max service in Afghanistan for an additional six months and also includes an option to extend its time through September 2013.

'We've been able to demonstrate a number of firsts with the

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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