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Military’s Self-Flying Helicopter Gets Modded to Fight Wildfires

Anything that can be done to keep the birds in the air as much as possible during an emergency.

Earlier this month, Lockheed and Kaman took the K-MAX to an FAA drone test facility in upstate New York to demonstrate its capabilities for experts from the Department of the Interior, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Forest Service, the folks who manage much of the land that’s especially susceptible to wildfires.

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