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AUVSI 2013: SMSS pushing for PoR status

16th August 2013 - 13:17 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Washington, DC


Lockheed Martin is preparing to undergo a series of tests for the US Army using its Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) in an effort to move a step closer to becoming a programme of record.

SMSS will be participating in competitive testing for the army’s Squad Multi-function Equipment Transport (SMET) requirement at Ft Benning, Georgia, between 7-11 October, Lockheed Martin officials said.

Speaking to Shephard at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems exhibition, Don Nimblett, senior manager of business development, tactical missiles/combat manoeuvre systems at the company, said: ‘During this, there will be a live fire exercise. We’ve chosen not to participate

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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