Using the Kaman K-Max unmanned cargo helicopter, Lockheed Martin has completed another round of demonstrations of technologies for autonomous resupply, including obstacle avoidance and dynamic replanning. The K-Max is being used as the testbed for the Autonomous Technologies for Unmanned Air Systems (ATUAS) joint capability technology demonstration. The initial demo, in April 2012, involved a ground beacon allowing loads to be delivered to within 3 meters. The beacon was deployed to ...


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