Unmanned aircraft are poised to expand into a new market following the completion of cargo resupply demonstrations for the U.S. Marine Corps by Boeing with the A160T Hummingbird and Lockheed Martin and Kaman Aerospace with the K-Max. The unmanned helicopters demonstrated the ability to resupply a forward base, to meet the pressing need to get convoys off dangerous roads in Afghanistan. The teams are now awaiting a request for proposals to deploy the UAVs operationally, perhaps by ...


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