Sunday, 15 June 2014

Lockheed Martin WindTracer system to improve airdrop accuracy

For a besieged soldier or a disaster victim, a plane dropping supplies is the most welcome sight in the world – unless the drop ends up drifting off out of reach. To help make sure that airdrops end up where they belong, the US Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin to adapt its WindTracer wind measurement system for a Precision Air Drop system to help aircrews land supplies faster and on target... Continue Reading Lockheed Martin WindTracer system to improve airdrop accuracy

Section: Military

Tags: Disasters, LIDAR, Lockheed Martin, US Air Force, Wind

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