Automated Vehicles Could Lighten The Load On Troops

19.07.2010 Visits - 3512 Posts - 0

U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center Awards Lockheed Martin Contract To Perform HULC™ User Testing

ORLANDO -- Lockheed Martin has received a $1.1 million contract from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center for test and evaluation of its next-generation HULC™ advanced robotic exoskeleton, designed to augment Soldiers’ strength and endurance, as well as reduce load carriage injuries.

15.07.2010 Visits - 7607 Posts - 0

QinetiQ`s TALON robots now in use in Afghanistan under a UOR

QinetiQ is supplying its battle proven Talon robots to the UK Ministry of Defence for route proving and clearance, under the British Army's Talisman programme.

09.07.2010 Visits - 8404 Posts - 0

Autonomous Solutions to Develop 3D Visualization System for MTRS Talon

LOGAN, UT -- Autonomous Solutions today announced it has begun a program with the EOD Robotics Group at ARDEC (Picatinny Arsenal, NJ) to transition its real-time 3D visualization technology to the MTRS Talon

29.06.2010 Visits - 6404 Posts - 0

Lockheed Martin`s SMSS Vehicle Demonstrates Autonomous Performance For Logistics Centers

DALLAS, TX -- Lockheed Martin recently proved in a series of demonstration tests that its Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) vehicle can perform detailed logistics tasks without human control. The testing was conducted at the Lockheed Martin facility in Littleton, CO, for several military attendees.

17.06.2010 Visits - 6767 Posts - 0

General Dynamics Robotic Systems-Led Team Awarded Collaborative Technology Alliance Agreement

WESTMINSTER, Md. –- A General Dynamics Robotics Systems-led consortium of eight academic and corporate leaders in robotic technologies has been awarded a $63 million five-year research agreement by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to create the technical foundation supporting development of autonomous unmanned air and ground systems.

09.06.2010 Visits - 4972 Posts - 0

G-NIUS` Avantguard Unmanned Ground Combat Vehicle Delivered To IDF

G-NIUS Unmanned Ground Systems Ltd., a jointly-owned company of Elbit Systems Ltd. and Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., now unveils that its AvantGuard® UGCV was delivered to the IDF.

07.06.2010 Visits - 12081 Posts - 0

US Army Testing Rugged, Autonomous Robot Vehicle

Arlington, Va. -- The U.S. Army's Autonomous Platform Demonstrator, or APD, is a 9.6-ton, six-wheeled, hybrid-electric robotic vehicle currently undergoing developmental and mobility testing at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.; the demonstrator vehicle represents the state of the art in unmanned ground vehicle mobility technology.

04.06.2010 Visits - 8132 Posts - 0

China develops second generation explosive-removing robot

The reporters learned from China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) on June 1 that the second generation explosive-removing robot “Snow Leopard 10” independently developed by the CASIC with leading level technologies in some aspects in China had entered the testing and experimental stage and would appear at the Zhuhai Air Show 2010 in south China`s Guangdong Province.

03.06.2010 Visits - 12796 Posts - 0

General Dynamics Robotic Systems Completes Successful Autonomous Navigation System Critical Design Review

WESTMINSTER, Md. –- General Dynamics Robotic Systems’ Autonomous Navigation System (ANS) program has successfully completed its Critical Design Review (CDR). General Dynamics Robotic Systems is a part of General Dynamics Land Systems of Sterling Heights, Mich., a business unit of General Dynamics.

24.05.2010 Visits - 6521 Posts - 0

Lockheed Martin Demonstrates New Ambush-Thwarting Push Vehicle Capability For Automated Convoy Program

DALLAS -- Lockheed Martin has developed a new push vehicle capability for its automated convoy program that will save lives in the fight against convoy ambush and IED attacks. The Convoy Active Safety Technology system, which enables convoy vehicles to autonomously follow each other, demonstrated the push-vehicle feature recently

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DARPA readies Big Dog for the battlefield

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency calls it the LS3, for Legged Squad Support System. The robotic mule, dubbed "Big Dog", is under development at DARPA.

22.05.2010 Visits - 6534 Posts - 0

Northrop Grumman Launches Next Generation of Wheelbarrow Bomb Disposal Vehicle

LONDON -- Northrop Grumman Corporation has launched the latest enhanced version of its industry-leading Wheelbarrow unmanned ground vehicle for the remote handling and surveillance of hazardous threats.

12.04.2010 Visits - 6358 Posts - 0

Northrop Grumman Remotec Delivers Heavy-Duty Robot to Los Angeles Police Department

CLINTON, Tenn. -- Northrop Grumman Corporation subsidiary Remotec Inc. and its partner Autonomous Solutions Inc. have delivered a stronger, heavier and more capable robot to the Los Angeles Police Department, allowing officers to perform more missions more safely.

25.02.2010 Visits - 5514 Posts - 0

iRobot Delivers 3,000th PackBot Tactical Mobile Robot

BEDFORD, Mass. -- iRobot Corp. announced that it has delivered its 3,000th PackBot tactical mobile robot. First introduced in 2002, the iRobot PackBot allows warfighters and public safety professionals to investigate suspicious objects and other dangerous scenarios from a safe standoff distance.

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