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2014-01-30 12:21:30

DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have demonstrated the ability of fully autonomous convoys to operate in urban environments with multiple vehicles of different models. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140130/DA55996) The demonstration earlier this month at Fort Hood, Texas, was part of the Army and Marine Corps' Autonomous Mobility Applique System...

2010-12-01 00:41:02

TARDEC Technologies Earn Two Army Greatest Invention Awards The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) has been awarded two of the ten 2009 Army Greatest Invention (AGI) Awards. The Awards "“ selected by active duty Soldiers based on their impact on the Army's capabilities, their inventiveness and their potential benefits outside the Army "“ were announced during a luncheon yesterday at the 27th Army Science Conference. Orlando, FL (Vocus)...

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2009-11-25 06:35:00

Scientists and engineers have developed a "Ëœsmart armor' that has the ability to recognize the size of bullets it is shot with and generate electrical power upon impact. The brains behind the operation, according to Discovery News, are at U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) in Michigan. "As a kid, everyone played those video games that showed you how much armor you had left as a percentage bar," TARDEC contractor John Wray told...

2009-11-05 08:56:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Automotive lithium-ion battery maker EnerDel, Inc. announced today that it will be working with the United States Army to develop a next-generation battery system for the hybrid version of the iconic High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV or Humvee), known as the XM1124 Humvee. The company, a subsidiary of Ener1, Inc. (Nasdaq: HEV), has received a $1.29 million contract to design and build high-performance lithium-ion battery...

2009-10-05 13:30:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems one of 14 Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts for engineering and manufacturing services. The five-year contract has a $430 million ceiling value to all awardees if all options are exercised. General Dynamics Land Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the...

2009-09-16 08:26:00

TROY, Mich., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- HORIBA Automotive Test Systems has been awarded a subcontract by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to be the sole supplier helping to design, build and support a dynamometer system that will be used to develop, test and validate hybrid and other advanced powertrains for a wide range of vehicles at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) in Warren, Mich. Scheduled to go online in 2011, the...

2009-09-10 10:52:00

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) recently won a competitively-bid contract to participate in the support of the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) Omnibus Program. The contract is a five-year, multi-award, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract worth up to $430 million. The Omnibus Program is intended to provide TARDEC with additional resources to augment its in-house capability...

2009-05-15 14:46:00

AIM FIRE Military Day event draws key engineering leaders to discuss modeling and simulation tools and their impact on the evolving military vehicle development process TROY, Mich., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The role of modeling and simulation in tomorrow's defense engineering industry was a focal point for some of the top experts in military and software engineering at the Advanced Innovative Methods for Improved Reliability & Efficiency (AIM FIRE) Military Day, a program co-hosted by...


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