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Army Tests Driverless Convoys
2014-02-02 04:24:10

[ Watch the Video: Autonomous Convoys Tested By The US Army ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online As part of an initiative to develop military trucks capable of traversing dangerous territory without risking the lives of soldiers, the US Army has successfully conducted a series of demonstrations involving fully autonomous convoys. The tests were conducted earlier this month at Fort Hood in Texas, and according to Wired’s Allen McDuffee, the Army’s...

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...

2013-12-04 23:29:20

The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) Awards ASI with Phase II SBIR contract to continue sensor and vehicle automation study. Petersboro, Utah (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI) announces the award of a two-year Phase II Army Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to continue research on controls and obstacle detection for robotic vehicles. The project, titled "Stability Control Improvement and State...

2013-01-29 08:22:52

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army is the largest fuel consumer in the world and operates one of the world's largest ground fleets. On Feb. 5, the Motor Press Guild (MPG) will host Dr. Grace M. Bochenek, Chief Technology Officer for the U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), at the Proud Bird Restaurant to discuss the Army's strides towards reducing fuel consumption while providing soldiers with enhanced capabilities. Transportation, rising costs and the fragility of fuel...

2012-03-16 23:02:07

• Army´s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center hosting grand opening event with government, industry officials • Media invited to 10 a.m. ceremony at base April 11 • DOD´s unique, eight-in-one facility works to protect Soldiers, benefit Nation U.S ARMY DETROIT ARSENAL, WARREN, Mich. (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 The U.S. Army will open its new complex — the Ground Systems Power and Energy Laboratory (GSPEL) — during a grand opening...

2012-02-16 12:38:00

WARREN, Mich., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Waltonen Engineering, Inc., a global leader in engineering services, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 871 Professional Engineering Services (PES) Contract. "Waltonen currently provides engineering services to numerous government agencies, including Tank Automotive Research Development Engineering Center (TARDEC), Tank Automotive Command (TACOM), the U.S. Air Force and...

2012-02-10 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWW), a global leader in natural gas, hydrogen and hybrid electric vehicle technologies, announced today that the U.S. Army's Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) is sending the Quantum Clandestine Extended Range Vehicle (CERV) to the Chicago Auto Show to showcase its latest energy-efficiency efforts that can save money and address environmental concerns....

2012-02-08 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATA Engineering, Inc., is pleased to announce the successful completion of proof testing of the ARCS(TM) deployable bridge system. Technologies incorporated in the ARCS bridge result from a three-year effort funded by the US Army's TARDEC (Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center). The prototype is a 7,000 pound bridge constructed from six segments of interleaved aluminum modules designed to accommodate crossing by a 30 ton...

2011-09-09 07:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DCS Corp announced today that the company has received an award of a Blanket Purchase Agreement under the Omnibus III contract from the U.S. Army's Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Contracting Center in Warren, MI. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/DC17488LOGO) DCS is now eligible to bid on individual task orders under the contract's multiple award structure to augment existing Government resources...

2011-06-08 11:49:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DCS Corp announced today that the company has been awarded the Ground Vehicle Simulation Lab (GVSL) contract providing support to the US Army's Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command. It is a follow-on to a contract previously awarded to DCS in 2006. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/DC17488LOGO) "We are pleased to continue our work with GVSL and build on the strong relationship we have developed with TACOM. The...