Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Lockheed Hitting Unmanned Technology Milestones
[Avionics Today April 30, 2014] Lockheed Martin announced progress from the research and development phase to operational readiness for three acquired systems, the Indago Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft, handheld Ground Control Station (GCS) and a new commercial avionics suite.
"After two years of developing these capabilities, we will now be able to deliver affordable and effective products to both military and commercial customers," said Kevin Westfall, director of unmanned solutions at Lockheed Martin's Mission Systems and Training business. "The Indago VTOL, handheld GCS and advanced Commercial Avionics Suite will provide mobility and high accuracy for a range of missions – now and in the future."