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WIESBADEN, Germany. U.S. Army Europe and Africa will add two new units in the coming months and retain three sites previously scheduled to be returned to the German government, due to growing operational requirements in Europe, according to an annoucement by the U.S. Army.
U.S. ARMY COMBAT CAPABILITIES DEVELOPMENT COMMAND (DEVCOM) -- ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. The U.S. Army reports approval of a capability-development document that aims to speed up the experimentation and development of navigation-warfare and situational-awareness technologies.
BOULDER, Colo. Robotics/autonomous-vehicle maker Stratom has won a contract with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) to develop an autonomous ground vehicle refueling (AGVR) prototype system to integrate onto a palletized load system (PLS) flat rack for autonomous convoy operations.
U.S. ARMY FACILITY -- ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. The U.S. Army is working on improving situational awareness of the electromagnetic battlefield, embarking on projects that aim to develop spectrum-sensing capabilities that will give soldiers enhanced awareness of their own radio emissions.
The clamor for more bandwidth for military use grows louder all the time, especially as 5G [fifth-generation wireless] networks promise to boost access to mission-critical communications, improve virtual reality/augmented reality tools for troops, and better support autonomous vehicles. In fact, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), in its May 2020 report outlining the government’s 5G strategy, called 5G broadband a “critical strategic technology” that the U.S. telecommunications industry must master so as to gain “long-term economic and military advantage.”
U.S. ARMY INSTALLATION -- FORT GORDON, Ga. The U.S. Army expanded its cyber mission as it formally activated the Bravo Company of the 915th Cyberspace Warfare Battalion during a ceremony held in late January 2021.
Unmanned ground vehicle contract add-on with U.S. Army nets FLIR Systems an additional $30.1 million - NewsJanuary 26, 2021
ARLINGTON, Va. FLIR Systems has won an additional $30.1 million contract from the U.S. Army for sustainment efforts connected to the service’s Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc. II) and Common Robotic System-Heavy (CRS-H) unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) programs.