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Black Hawk Empty: Unmanned Helicopter Passes Key Test – Defense One

Black Hawk Empty: Unmanned Helicopter Passes Key Test – Defense One

A self-flying Black Hawk helicopter delivered a small robotic amphibious all-terrain vehicle, or AATV, to a Florida drop zone on Tuesday, passing a critical test in autonomous helicopter flight and robot teaming, an Army official said.The helicopter, flying autonomously — it also can be piloted remotely — “came in, picked up [the AATV], flew five to seven kilometers in an air route, delivered it to a ground location and released it.

Source: Black Hawk Empty: Unmanned Helicopter Passes Key Test – Defense One