Sikorsky Aircraft to Develop Autonomous BLACK HAWK For Cargo Missions

Sikorsky Aircraft announced today from the AUVSI Unmanned Systems conference that it will develop its first product to feature Matrix Technology, by converting a retired UH-60A BLACK HAWK helicopter into an optionally piloted variant capable of a wide spectrum of missions. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. Continue reading “Sikorsky Aircraft to Develop Autonomous BLACK HAWK For Cargo Missions”

High-Performance Ka-Band Satellite Communication System Delivers Beyond Line-of-Sight Broadband for Unmanned Helicopters

This advanced system provided sustained data rates of 4 Mbps from the helicopter to a ground station and 8 Mbps to the helicopter despite very high shock and vibration and the inherent repetitive signal blockage from rotating blades. Continue reading “High-Performance Ka-Band Satellite Communication System Delivers Beyond Line-of-Sight Broadband for Unmanned Helicopters”