Human-robot Teams Compete June 5 at DARPA Finals

WASHINGTON -- In eight days, 25 human-robot teams will compete on the rubble-strewn field of a mock disaster, the robots driving cars, using tools and communicating with their human partners over degraded communication links, just like in a real disaster.

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ROBOTEAM Unveils New Configuration of its Micro Tactical Ground Robot (MTGR) Designed for Harsh Field Conditions

ROBOTEAM will unveil its new configuration of the Micro Tactical Ground Robot - MTGR - designed for harsh field conditions, at AUSA 2013.

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Northrop Grumman`s CaMEL to Participate in Robotics Demonstration and Armed Live Fire

FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected to demonstrate its Carry-all Modular Equipment Landrover, called CaMEL, during the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence Robotics Limited Demonstration Oct. 7-10 at Fort Benning, Ga.

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DSEI 2013 Unmanned Programme to Feature Oshkosh TerraMax UGV Vehicle Technology

Low-tech, life-threatening threats like improvised explosive devices (IED) have reshaped conflicts and spurred militaries to re-consider how they can protect their land forces. Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, will be showcasing the role unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) technology can play in protecting troops while also serving as a force multiplier at DSEI 2013 defence and security exhibition, Sept. 10-13 in London.

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DARPA`s ATLAS Robot Unveiled

On Monday, July 8, 2013, the seven teams that progressed from DARPA’s Virtual Robotics Challenge (VRC) arrived at the headquarters of Boston Dynamics in Waltham, Mass. to meet and learn about their new teammate, the ATLAS robot. Like coaches starting with a novice player, the teams now have until late December 2013 to teach ATLAS the moves it will need to succeed in the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Trials where each robot will have to perform a series of tasks similar to what might be required in a disaster response scenario.

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Northrop Grumman Launches CUTLASS, Next Generation Unmanned Ground Vehicle

LONDON, -- Northrop Grumman Corporation has launched CUTLASS, its latest generation unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), expanding its range of industry-leading capabilities in unmanned systems for the remote handling and surveillance of hazardous threats.

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Micro-robotics Development Furthered with ARL Contract Extension

BAE Systems has been awarded a $43 million cooperative agreement extension to lead the Army Research Laboratory’s (ARL) Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology (MAST) Collaborative Technology Alliance for an additional five years.

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Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology from Oshkosh Defense to Make MENA Debut at IDEX

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, announced today the international debut of its Oshkosh TerraMax™ unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) technology, which is available to support militaries globally and will be demonstrated at IDEX (International Defense Exhibition and Conference) 2013 (booth #03-C10), on Feb. 17-21 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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Robot to Serve as Future Military’s ‘Pack Mule’

WASHINGTON -- The warfighter who carries up to 100 pounds of equipment on his back is expected to get relief from the cumbersome weight, officials at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency say.

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Lockheed Martin Wins Contract to Increase Tactical Vehicle Safety with Autonomous Technology

Lockheed Martin received an $11 million contract for the development, integration and testing of the Autonomous Mobility Applique System (AMAS).

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Northrop Grumman Remotec to Begin Delivering Titus Robot in December

CLINTON, Tenn. -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's subsidiary Remotec Inc. will begin deliveries in December of Titus TM, the newest and smallest member of its Andros TM line of unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs).

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M-ELROB 2012: RUAG presents two unmanned vehicle projects

UGVs (unmanned ground vehicles) – also known as land robots – are used for protection or rescue duties in hazardous environments, or for the performance of frequently reoccurring, repetitive tasks.

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ARA Robots Up to the Challenge in US Army`s 2012 Robot Rodeo

Two of ARA`s unmanned ground vehicles, Robotic Ranger and Pointman, performed well in the 2012 Robotics Rodeo`s Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) Robot Endurance Challenge held at the Maneuver Battle Lab at Fort Benning, GA in June.

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DARPA’s Four-Legged Robots Walk Out for Capabilities Demonstration

Two completed prototype robotic “pack mules” exhibit reduced noise, new gaits, and improved perception

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DARPA`s Cheetah Robot Bolts Past the Competition

DARPA`s Cheetah robot—already the fastest legged robot in history—just broke its own land speed record of 18 miles per hour (mph). In the process, Cheetah also surpassed another very fast mover: Usain Bolt.

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