Operation of the Lockheed Martin/Kaman K-Max unmanned cargo helicopter in Afghanistan has been extended through November 2014, but the U.S. Navy has not yet decided whether to replace the aircraft that crashed in June 2013. The crash left a single K-Max operational in Afghanistan, ferrying supplies to and from remote forward Marine Corps bases. Lockheed and Kaman have said the aircraft is repairable, or alternatively a replacement K-Max is available. The K-Max helicopter is out of ...


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