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Quad-A 2009 - Conceptual medical UAS pod begins flight testing

6th May 2009 - 12:59 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Nashville, TN


US Army Research Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) developers have conducted flight testing on “Quick Meds,” a precision UAS medical delivery system designed for use in emergency situations where traditional supply methods might place additional Soldiers at risk.

According to Mike Cole, team lead in RDECOM’s System Simulation and Development Directorate, the precision delivery system “was designed for a tactical sized UAV.”

Pointing to a model on display at the recent Army Aviation Association of America (“Quad-A”) annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, Cole explained, “This is a 20 lbs. version and 10 lbs. of that would be payload. It’s totally

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

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