Caption: An UH-1 Huey helicopter equipped with the Office of Naval Research-sponsored Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System
(AACUS) kit departs a landing zone following a resupply mission that was requested using a handheld tablet at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.
Aurora's Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System
(AACUS) achieved a major milestone last week when it successfully delivered cargo to US Marines in the Integrated Training Exercise at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in California, the company said.
Aurora Flight Sciences conducted a successful demonstration of the company's autonomous helicopter system developed under the Office of Naval Research's (ONR) Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System
(AACUS) program, the company said.