Images: Marines get 'hot hookup,' pioneer new technique [Image 6 of 7]
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 5 return from familiarizing themselves with the downward thrust of a Kaman K1200, or "K-MAX," unmanned helicopter during initial testing in Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 22. Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 2 pioneered the first unmanned, mid-flight external cargo hookups, and delivered approximately 6,000 pounds of gear in their first day of testing.
Date Posted:05.29.2012 00:37
Location:HELMAND PROVINCE, AF