FCS’ Combined Controller Passes Preliminary Design Review

As the Army's Future Combat Systems' program struggles to stabilize its path after the announcement of the planned elimination of eight manned ground vehicles...

Unmanned Systems Summit 2010

The Unmanned Systems Summit will focus the capabilities provided by unmanned systems, improving situational awareness, force protection, and target acquisition capability for our military...

Centralized Controller for Multiple UAV/UGV Operation

Lockheed Martin recently tested the capability of a single operator to simultaneously control four different unmanned systems through a new centralized controller. The prototype...

The Army’s First Combat Robot – Operational by 2015

Light combat brigades could be fielded by 2015 as part of the U.S. Army Brigade Modernization Plan. The Armed Robotic Vehicle-Assault (Light) (ARV-A-L) currently...

Warrior – Heavy Robotic Platform from I-Robot

Warrior is a powerful, rugged multi-mission robot, built to carry loads greater than 150 lbs (68 kg), travel at a ground speed of 12...

Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Start < Page 3 of 4 > Budget constraints dictate a pragmatic approach as far as autonomous combat robots are concerned. It considered the contributions of such...

Bomb-Sniffing PackBot UGVs to be fitted with Fido Sensors

The Fido sensor detects explosives' vapors emanating from Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). These sensors were tested in Iraq in 2006 and will soon be...

Introducing New Technologies to the Warfighter

Fielding of advanced C4ISR technology with the lower echelons will introduce new opportunities but also pose new challenges to trainers and recruiters, as it...

Boeing and iRobot Team to Offer COTS based Small UGVs

Boeing (NYSE:BA) and iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ:IRBT) are teaming to design and develop 'SUGV Early', a small unmanned ground vehicle designed for reconnaissance and intelligence...

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