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Unmanned Supply Helicopters Deemed Successful By Marines In Afghanistan

April 02 2012


Marine officers say the unmanned helicopters being tested in Afghanistan should be kept there, reports the Stars and Stripes.

Since December, two K-Max unmanned cargo helicopters have conducted 250 missions, transporting some 750,000 pounds of food, fuel, equipment and spare parts to forward operating bases in southern Afghanistan, according to the Marine officer in charge of the trials.

The trial deployment was initially planned for six months, but the Corps now wants to...

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