Tag Archives: Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center

Oshkosh to Support U.S. Army Unmanned Resupply Vehicle Program; Pat Williams Comments

Oshkosh‘s defense business has received a $49 million contract for the installation of an autonomous technology for the U.S. Army‘s existing resupply and distribution vehicle. The company said Wednesday the contract from the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center will support the Palletized Load System vehicle for the service …

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Lockheed to Help Army Mature Combat Vehicle Protection System

Lockheed Martin has received a 16-month, follow-on contract to help the U.S. Army  advance the development of software and hardware for an armored ground vehicle protection technology. The company said Tuesday it will collaborate with the Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center to mature the Modular Active Protection System controller kit. Lockheed will …

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Lockheed Autonomous Driving System Logs 55,000 Testing Miles at Army Warfighter Experiment

The Lockheed Martin-built Autonomous Mobility Applique System has been used to control vehicles for more than 55,000 testing miles at the U.S. Army Extended Warfighter Experiment held at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and Fort Bliss, Texas. The company said Wednesday the service branch’s Palletized Loading System vehicle convoys were equipped with …

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CTC to Manufacture Prototype Combat Vehicle Hulls for Army; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has won a potential five-year, $7.5 million contract to help the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center design and manufacture prototype hulls for the military branch’s Next Generation Combat Vehicle. CTC said Tuesday it will support the production of Hull Frame Body Cab hulls …

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Lena Furci: Battelle to Help Update Army’s Combat Support Equipment

Battelle has received a five-year, $20 million contract to help the U.S. Army update and address sustainment challenges related to its military support technologies. The nonprofit company said Monday it will carry out work for the service branch’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center. Warren, Michigan-based TARDEC develops and sustains critical equipment the …

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Army, AM General to Collaborate on Autonomous Driving Vehicle Devt Project

AM General and the U.S. Army‘s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center have teamed up to develop an autonomous driving vehicle that would transport equipment, soldiers and supplies inside military bases. The project is part of the Applied Robotics for Installations and Base Operations program that explores the potential of robotic technology to address transportation challenges at U.S. …

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Army Seeks Industry Partners to Develop Combat Vehicle Prototypes

The Army Contracting Command has launched a market research effort to identify potential vendors that can help the U.S. Army develop combat vehicle prototypes. According to a notice posted Monday on the FedBizOpps website, the Next Generation Combat Vehicle Detroit Arsenal Automotive Prototype Project aims to design, demonstrate, engineer, fabricate, integrate, schedule and test …

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Alcoa Gets Potential $50M Army Contract to Develop ‘Light-Weighting’ Tech

Alcoa‘s defense unit landed a five-year contract worth up to $50 million from the U.S. Army for research and development of “light-weighting” technology for ground vehicles. The Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center authorities awarded the Ground Vehicle Light-Weighting contract to Alcoa Defense to support Defense Department ground systems R&D and …

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Lockheed, Kaman, US Army Demo Autonomuous Operation; Scott Greene Comments

Lockheed Martin and Kaman Aerospace Corp. have partnered with the U.S. Army‘s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center to demonstrate a fully autonomous operation that used unmanned air and ground vehicles to perform several missions. The K-MAX helicopter and Squad Mission Support System vehicle together demonstrated functions in resupply, target-acquisition, reconnaissance and surveillance during an assessment a …

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