Lockheed Martin to provide smarts for helicopter program

Engineers at Lockheed Martin Federal Systems in Owego, N.Y., developed cognitive decision-aiding technologies for the U.S. Army Rotorcraft Pilot`s Associate program, which gives helicopter pilots real-time help in making split-second decisions, and helps alleviate information overload. The Rotorcraft Pilot`s Associate — better known as RPA — is one of the Army`s largest technology demonstration projects. The Boeing Co. of Mesa, Ariz., is the prime contractor, and Lockheed Martin is the

Dec 1st, 1999

Engineers at Lockheed Martin Federal Systems in Owego, N.Y., developed cognitive decision-aiding technologies for the U.S. Army Rotorcraft Pilot`s Associate program, which gives helicopter pilots real-time help in making split-second decisions, and helps alleviate information overload. The Rotorcraft Pilot`s Associate — better known as RPA — is one of the Army`s largest technology demonstration projects. The Boeing Co. of Mesa, Ariz., is the prime contractor, and Lockheed Martin is the subcontractor. Lockheed Martin developed software modules and algorithms for the system`s decision-aiding and controls-and-displays processing. — J.K.

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