Military, Unmanned

Airbus Helicopters Tests Man-Unmanned Teaming

By Matthew Beinart | May 7, 2018

Airbus Helicopters' H-145M working in concert with Schiebel's S-100 UAS. Photo courtesy of Airbus

Airbus Helicopters has successfully completed manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) capability tests with its H-145M helicopter and Austrian defense company Schiebel’s S-100 unmanned air system (UAS), the company said April 24.

The tests between the H145 and Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is the first MUM-T test for European helicopters to demonstrate the highest level of interoperability, LOI 5.

“Manned-Unmanned Teaming multiplies the capabilities of both systems,” Mark Henning, Airbus program manager, said in a statement.

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