Anthony Ierardi, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general, has joined the strategic advisory board at robot manufacturing company Sarcos Robotics. He led the J-8 directorate at the Joint Chiefs of Staff prior to retirement after a 37-year military career.
William Fraser III, a retired U.S. Air Force general, has joined the advisory board of Sarcos Robotics. “General Fraser's vast experience will provide us with key insights into how we can best serve the needs of the U.S. Air Force, as well as the needs of our international allies,” Ben Wolff, Sarcos chairman and CEO, […] More
Robotics company Sarcos Robotics will build a powered full-body exoskeleton for logistics use under a contract from the U.S. Air Force. Sarcos said Wednesday it secured the Small Business Innovation Research Phase II contract from the Air Force to create the exoskeleton suit for application in logistics operations. Company Chairman and CEO Ben Wolff said the contract works to […] More
Sarcos Robotics subsidiary RE2 has assembled and tested a gripper technology in a laboratory environment as part of a U.S. Navy-funded underwater end-of-arm tool development project. The Strong Tactile mARitime hand for Feeling, Inspecting, Sensing and Handling system is designed to help military operators dispose of undersea mines and explosive ordnance remotely, Sarcos said Tuesday. […] More
Tom Jackson, president of Sarcos Defense, a subsidiary of Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corp., recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company’s efforts to address the uphill battle of talent recruitment to drive the long-term success of its workforce in the highly competitive federal landscape. In addition, Jackson also discussed the recent growth initiatives for Sarcos Defense as well as […] More
A Sarcos Technology and Robotics subsidiary will develop collaborative sensing algorithms under a contract with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. Sarcos Defense will build a tool that would enable the Department of Defense to use unmanned aircraft systems, unmanned aerial vehicles and other autonomous and semi-autonomous platforms to detect, classify and track time-critical objects […] More
A Sarcos Technology and Robotics subsidiary will continue working on a teleoperated dexterous robotic system for the U.S. Navy after the service branch executed an option on its Guardian DX contract with the company. Sarcos Defense will further its Guardian DX testing, evaluation and demonstration efforts to focus on Navy-specific tasks, such as maintenance, modernization […] More
A defense-focused subsidiary of Sarcos Robotics has partnered with BAE Systems under a contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory to develop sensors meant to facilitate collaboration between autonomous platforms. Sarcos Defense said Monday it will work with BAE’s FAST Labs team on the development and demonstration of the Collaborative Sensing platform, which is aimed […] More