US Army Special Forces operators practice their skills with the Fast Rope.
P2 Hoverbike Test Flight
A Maryland-based defense firm and U.K. aeronautical engineering company have teamed up to develop hoverbike technology for use by the U.S. Department of Defense. The strategic partnership "represents a new frontier in aviation," said Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford. As part of of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory contract, U.K.-based Malloy Aeronautics will establish an office in Belcamp Md., next door to SURVICE.