US Army approves T-Worx Intelligent Rail
T-Worx’s Intelligent Rail power and data rail product has received approval from the US Army following successful testing, the company announced on 18 January.
The testing was carried out under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between the US Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center and T-Worx. The approval will allow T-Worx to provide support to the participants in the upcoming Next Generation Squad Weapons programme.
The Intelligent Rail technology enables weapons to become 'smarter'. The hardware and software platform powers, connects and communicates data securely from rifles and accessories to command centres on and off the battlefield.
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