Tag Archives: EOD

Army Releases Electronic Countermeasure Support RFI

The U.S. Army has issued a request for information on potential providers of electronic countermeasures support services to the military branch’s explosive ordnance disposal mission. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the electronic warfare air/ground survivability division at the Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center needs assistance to conduct laboratory tests with …

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Peraton Gets Navy Unexploded Ordnance Removal Support Contract; Gus Bontzos Comments

Peraton has received a potential five-year, $40.97 million contract to help the Department of the Navy identify, locate and remove unexploded underwater and ground ordnance. The contract has a one-year base term and four one-year options and covers support for the Navy’s explosive ordnance disposal program management office, Peraton said …

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Strategy and Management Services to Aid Navy EOD Expeditionary Support Unit

Strategy and Management Services has landed a potential five-year contract to offer administrative, customer service and technical support services for the U.S. Navy‘s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Expeditionary Support Unit TWO. The company said Thursday it aims to aid EODESU TWO’s command and control missions which include the delivery of logistical services …

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Roboteam Launches ‘Interoperable’ UGV at AUSA 2017; Shahar Abuhazira Comments

A Roboteam unmanned ground vehicle was scheduled to launch Monday at the 2017 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington D.C. The company said Monday the Transportable Interoperable Ground Robot is designed to be modular to allow integration of add-ons, sensors and future technologies and is built as an all-weather …

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Northrop Lands UK MoD Contract for Robotic EOD Vehicle In-Service Support

Northrop Grumman has received a two-year contract from the U.K. defense ministry’s special projects search and countermeasures team to provide in-service support for a remotely controlled vehicle that British armed forces use to dispose of explosive ordnance. The company said Monday it will support CUTLASS EOD unmanned ground systems throughout the platform’s life cycle. …

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Janus Trains Ukraine Military, Defense Personnel on Landmine Action Strategies

Janus Global Operations has trained a group of Ukrainian military and defense personnel on landmine action quality management strategies as part of a two-month project the company carried out for a nonprofit mine-clearance organization. HALO Trust collaborated with JGO to develop training curriculum that encompassed  manual and mechanical techniques for battle area clearance, explosive ordnance …

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Alion Science-Reamda JV to Offer EOD, Surveillance Robot Platforms; Doug King Comments

Alion Science and Technology and Ireland-based unmanned ground robotic systems developer Reamda have launched a joint venture to offer robotic platforms intended for explosive ordnance disposal and surveillance operations. Realion Robotics said Tuesday it aims to help military, law enforcement and government agencies gain access to unmanned ground robots that can function in harsh environments. Doug …

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Janus Selected for Unexploded Ordnance Cleanup Project in Yavoriv, Ukraine

U.S. Army Europe‘s Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine has selected Janus Global Operations to carry out an $8.4 million unexploded ordnance clearance project  in Yavoriv, Ukraine. Janus said Friday it aims to dispose of explosives, munitions and other hazardous materials within a nearly seven-square-mile area at the Yavoriv International Peacekeeping and Security Center training range. …

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Navy Extends Sierra Nevada’s Countermeasure Transmitter Support Contract

Sierra Nevada has received a one-year, $31 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to continue to supply and support countermeasure transmitters designed for explosive ordnance disposal personnel. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification exercises option year six and extend the ordering period of a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for AN/PLT-5 electronic jamming systems. Sierra Nevada …

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Navy, Nammo’s US Subsidiary Form Rocket Motor, Warhead Manufacturing Partnership

The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian Head explosive ordnance disposal technology division has partnered with Nammo Group‘s U.S.-based subsidiary Nammo Energetics Indian Head to produce rocket motors and warheads. The public-private collaboration is authorized under NSWC IHEODTD’s Center for Industrial and Technical Excellence designation, the Naval Sea Systems Command said Jan. 20. “Under this 30-year partnership, Nammo …

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Teledyne Subsidiary to Update Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles for DoD

Teledyne Technologies‘ SeaBotix subsidiary has secured a multimillion contract to update underwater remotely operated vehicles for the Defense Department. The company said Tuesday the contract covers the delivery of 60 new vLBV300 ROV systems to explosive ordnance disposal mobile units worldwide. SeaBotix received the operational capability upgrade contract through DoD’s Atlantic Diving Supply distributor. The vLBV300 …

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Harris Launches EOD Robot at AUSA Convention

Harris has unveiled a robotic technology offering the company designed to help operators disarm improvised explosive devices, Defense News reported Monday. Jen Judson writes the T7 EOD robot, which Harris unveiled at the Association of the U.S. Army’s annual convention Monday, employs an intuitive interface and can be equipped with a water disruptor that works …

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