Aurora Flight Sciences has moved into the second phase of an Office of Naval Research program to develop an autonomous on-demand resupply capability using rotorcraft after being selected over Lockheed Martin following first-phase flight demonstrations earlier this year. The company has received a $13.7 million contract for the second phase of the Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System (Aacus) program to develop the capability for an untrained operator to request cargo resupply or casualty ...

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