Latest United States Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center Stories

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...

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...

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...

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