Tag Archives: TARDEC

Honeywell, Army Install Situational Awareness Tech on Bradley Fighting Vehicle

The U.S. Army‘s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center has partnered with Honeywell‘s aerospace business to install a sensor-based vision system aboard the Bradley fighting vehicle. TARDEC said Monday its Mission Enabling Technologies-Demonstrator team integrated Honeywell-developed helmet vision technology with a system of 360-degree stereo sensors. The sensors gather situational awareness imagery that …

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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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Army Taps Robotic Research for Resupply Convoy Autonomy Kits Under $50M Contract

Robotic Research has received a potential three-year, $49.7 million contract to supply systems for the development of prototype unmanned vehicles for a leader-follower directed requirement and program of record of the Army. The company said Wednesday it will provide autonomy kits for the Expedient Leader-Follower program meant to allow existing large ground …

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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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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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SAIC-ST Kinetics-CMI Team to Build Vehicle Prototype in Bid for Army MPF Program; Jim Scanlon Comments

Science Applications International Corp. has partnered with CMI Defence and ST Kinetics to build a combat vehicle prototype they intend to propose for an engineering and manufacturing development contract as part of the U.S. Army’s Mobile Protected Firepower program. SAIC said Thursday it will develop and deliver a lightweight vehicle to warfighters …

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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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Lockheed, Northrop Conclude Soft-Kill Demonstrator Integration for Army Modular Active Protection Platform

Lockheed Martin has teamed up with Northrop Grumman to complete initial integration work on a soft-kill demonstrator platform for the U.S. Army’s Modular Active Protection System. Lockheed said Tuesday it combined its Open Architecture Processor with Northrop’s Multifunction Electro-Optic System countermeasure equipment and Passive Infrared Cueing Sensor to develop an open-architecture soft-kill platform …

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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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