Tag Archives: explosive ordnance disposal

Safariland’s Med-Eng business to supply Air Force with bomb protection suit

The Safariland Group‘s Med-Eng business has secured a potential five-year, $15 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide equipment designed to help protect the lives of explosive ordnance disposal personnel. USAF chose the Med-Eng EOD 10 offering after the brand met a National Institute of Justice standard for public safety bomb gear, Safariland …

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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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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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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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Harris to Showcase Robotic Platform at Counter-IED Exercise in Thailand; Ed Zoiss Comments

A team of Harris robotics specialists will demonstrate a company-made robot at an ongoing event in Thailand that features explosive ordnance disposal and counter improvised explosive device technologies and methods. Harris said Wednesday its T7 EOD robotic platform will be showcased at this week’s Raven’s Challenge that aims to bring together multinational, multiservice teams to collaborate on realistic EOD scenarios. …

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DHS Taps JGW International, Reamda to Develop EOD Robot Operator Control Unit

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $422,330 contract to JGW International to produce a universal operator control unit for four explosive ordnance disposal robotic platforms. DHS’ science and technology directorate will collaborate with JGW International and its  partner Reamda to create a system that will work to help bomb technicians operate multiple robotic platforms using a …

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