Tag Archives: Chris Van Buiten

Army Tests Sikorsky-DARPA Autonomous Flight System on Modified Commercial Helicopter

The U.S. Army has demonstrated an autonomous and optionally-piloted technology that Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky subsidiary developed with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency through DARPA’s Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System program. Lockheed said Monday Army pilots tested the Sikorsky Autonomy Research Aircraft — a modified version of the S-76B commercial helicopter — and onboard …

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Report: Lockheed’s Sikorsky Links Raider Aircraft Hard Landing Incident to Flight Software Issues

Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky subsidiary has found that issues associated with the flight control software caused the Aug. 2 hard landing incident involving the S-97 Raider aircraft prototype, Vertical Magazine reported Monday. The incident occurred as the prototype carried out a vertical take-off operation at the start of the test flight …

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Lockheed Showcases Autonomous Tech for Military & Commercial Customers

Lockheed Martin has demonstrated a range of autonomous and unmanned technologies for reporters at the company’s Grand Prairie, Texas-based Missiles and Fire Control facility. The technologies include the Indago quadrotor unmanned aerial system, LM XE small UAS; Hydra Fusion Tools three-dimensional reconstruction software, Squad Mission Support System autonomous vehicle and Site Shuttle transport system, Lockheed …

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