Autonomous Supply Helicopter Successful in Afghanistan

Lockheed Martin have created a remote-controlled helicopter for dangerous supply missions in Afghanistan and its been so successful that the project has being extended indefinitely. Two K-MAX unmanned helicopters have flown over 1,000 missions and hauled over 3 million tons of supplies for the United States Marines in the last year.

Further enhancements of this idea could include removing the cockpit and instruments, they’re currently only used for testing. Other uses for this technology could include the delivery of packages, seriously: imagine ordering something from Amazon and it being delivered within an hour to your front door by a UAV…