Tag Archives: unmanned ground vehicle

Army Selects QinetiQ NA for $152M Unmanned Ground Robot Production Contract

QinetiQ North America has won a $152M initial contract to manufacture small unmanned ground robots for the U.S. Army’s Common Robotic System – Individual program, Defense News reported Thursday. A statement from Fort Benning in Georgia noted that the contract’s value may increase to $400M through follow-on awards and options. …

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FLIR Finalizes Endeavor Robotics Purchase; James Cannon Quoted

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) completed its acquisition of Endeavor Robotics from Arlington Capital Partners in a $382 million cash deal. Endeavor, formerly iRobot Defense and Security, will now operate as part of the unmanned systems and integrated solutions division of FLIR’s government and defense business unit, FLIR said Monday. James …

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FLIR Systems Signs $385M Cash Deal to Buy Endeavor Robotics; James Cannon Quoted

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) has agreed to purchase Endeavor Robotics from Arlington Capital Partners for about $385M in cash to make its entry into the market for unmanned ground vehicles for military, critical infrastructure and public safety applications. FLIR said Monday it expects the acquisition to close in the first quarter of …

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Army Chooses Six Firms for Autonomous Unmanned Systems Teaming Project

The U.S. Army has selected six small businesses for a five-year, $50M contract to develop technologies that can support teaming operations among unmanned aerial, ground and underwater autonomous vehicles. Accelerated Development and Support, Archarithms, Cybernet Systems, DHPC Technologies, Robotic Research, Shield AI will compete for task orders under the Army’s Autonomous Unmanned Systems Teaming and …

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Northrop Grumman Subsidiary Releases UGV in Line With DoD Interoperability Standards

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 27, 2017 — A subsidiary of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has unveiled a new unmanned ground vehicle designed to meet Defense Department interoperability standards in order to accommodate future updates and support various missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Remotec‘s Nomad UGV is part of the Andros …

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Northrop Grumman Gets In-Service Support Extension for UK Military’s Unmanned EOD Vehicle

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 26, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide continued in-service support for a remotely controlled vehicle that the U.K. ministry of defense’s special projects search and countermeasures team uses for explosive ordnance disposal operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday it received a 24-month contract …

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Chris Yakes: Oshkosh Continues Unmanned Ground Vehicle Work with Navy

Oshkosh Corp.’s (NYSE: OSK) defense division will help the Office of Naval Research integrate counter-improvised explosive device technologies into an unmanned ground vehicle. Chris Yakes, vice president of advanced products engineering at Oshkosh, said Wednesday the company will continue to work with ONR to demonstrate the interoperability of the TerraMax …

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