Autonomous and Unmanned Systems

Technology is transforming how humans and machines work together. 

Advances in autonomous technology are revolutionizing the human-machine relationship, and Lockheed Martin’s investments in optionally manned and unmanned systems are leading the charge. We’re ushering in a new era of autonomous All-Domain mission capability.

Optimizing the Human-Machine Team

For decades, Lockheed Martin has been delivering advanced autonomous systems to the U.S. military and allies to meet our customers’ most demanding missions. Through strategic investments and nontraditional partnerships, we’re combining commercial best practices with our technological expertise to bring cutting-edge autonomy capabilities to the defense industry rapidly and affordably.

Enabled by Advances in Autonomous Technologies

Lockheed Martin’s unmanned technologies enable our systems to go farther, operate longer and succeed in harsh or dangerous conditions. Within these systems are elements that make them smart – and ultimately help users make intelligent decisions.

Increased Trust

Increased Trust

We’re building trust through rigorous validation and verification of our autonomous capabilities to mitigate direct threats to the warfighter – ultimately, increasing mission readiness.  
Maximized Performance

Maximized Performance

The deployment of autonomous systems help to maximize the operational effectiveness of a mission while ensuring the safety of the human-in-the-loop across air, land, sea and space. 
Decision Making

Decision Making

Our autonomous solutions leverage artificial intelligence and advanced computing to help operators make more informed decisions. 
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Meeting Challenging Missions

As our service customers evolve their unmanned missions, we’re increasing expeditionary capabilities, providing longer endurance and beyond-line-of-sight communications, offering a wider variety of payloads and increased payload capabilities, and focusing on survivability and reliability.

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Indago 3 - UAV
The Indago quadrotor unmanned aerial system (UAS) goes beyond an average drone’s capabilities with its leading endurance and quick deployment ability.
MATRIX™ Technology
Sikorsky’s MATRIX™ Technology program is developing systems intelligence that will give operators the confidence to fly their large rotorcraft safely, reliably and affordably as autonomous
Stalker UAS: Elevated Intelligence
Stalker is an operationally proven small, silent, Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) that provides unprecedented long-endurance imaging capability throughout an array of environments. Image stabilized pan, tilt, zoom capability on electro-optical, infrared, low-light and high-def imagers with our new image tracker provides leap ahead imaging capabilities in a small UAS both during the day and night.
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80 Years of Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® Innovation
Jun 26, 2023
Celebrating 80 Years of Skunk Works Innovation.
Lockheed Martin Eyes New Opportunities In Wildfire Fighting
Feb 21, 2023
Third Party Article
James D. Taiclet, Lockheed MartinLMT -0.4% Corporation’s Chairman, president and CEO, wants his company to solve America’s big problems.
LM, Red Hat Collaborate to Advance AI for Military Missions
Oct 25, 2022
Press Release
We are innovating and collaborating to leverage the best commercial technologies for the defense industry as part of our 21st Century Security vision.
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