First UAV re-supply to USMC

Discussion in 'Tanks, planes & ships' started by Yeoman_dai, Dec 21, 2011.

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  1. Check this, it isn't unmanned and looks suspiciously familiar. Not to say the one in your article isn't a UAS. 2.5 Ton payload not pad!

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  2. rampant

    rampant LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    Same thing, Kaman provided the K-Max, Lockheed did all the funky stuff to turn it into a UAV
  3. Yeah, Brill.

    What about...

    Unmanned, Cheap and far less to go wrong. I believe they are getting more and more accurate too.
  4. it's an awesome machine, it can carry 6000lb underslung load, not bad for a single engine, merlin has 3 engines and can undersling 10,000lb. I know it's 2 very different aircraft, just highlighted it to show it's a well designed machine, plus it would stop the dilema of taking troop carrying cabs off to do re-supply.

  5. Have you dealt with them in theatre?