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DSEI 2013: Lockheed retains faith in K-MAX

10th September 2013 - 17:48 GMT | by Tony Skinner in London


With further capability enhancements of the unmanned K-MAX cargo resupply aircraft underway, Lockheed Martin remains confident the project will transition into a programme of record with US forces.

Speaking at the DSEI exhibition in London on 10 September, George Barton, Lockheed Martin vice president for business development of ship and aviation systems, said the US Army was carrying out a series of tests as part of the Autonomous Technologies for Unmanned Air Systems (ATUAS) programme.

This involves passing high-definition video over satcom, and obstacle avoidance and landing-zone selection using a laser radar (LIDAR).

‘The whole goal is so that in

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