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

2014-08-28 12:21:52

Computer Simulation will Support Autonomous-Vehicle Algorithm Development CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energid Technologies Corporation has been funded by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) to develop a digital simulation for safety testing of autonomous military convoys. The Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) manages the project. Autonomous vehicles excite the imagination with their potential for increased efficiency...

2014-08-18 12:21:30

K-MAX unmanned helicopter deploys SMSS unmanned ground vehicle DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], in collaboration with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), successfully conducted a fully autonomous resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance and target-acquisition demonstration using its Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) unmanned ground vehicle, K-MAX unmanned helicopter and Gyrocam optical sensor....

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...

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