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AUVSI 2014: Cargo UGV project set to continue

9th May 2014 - 09:00 GMT | by Joyce de Thouars in El Paso


The US Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded a contract to Oshkosh Defense for the continuation of a Cargo UGV project.

Under the contract, Oshkosh and the National Robotics Engineering Center will work with the ONR and the Naval Surface Warfare Center to integrate ONR-specified counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) technologies onto Cargo UGV Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacements (MTVRs) to demonstrate force protection advantages of semi-autonomous tactical wheeled vehicles.

The TerraMax UGV system will be enhanced to incorporate C-IED payloads such as ground-penetrating radar and mine roller systems, and the TerraMax Operator Control Unit will provide over-the-horizon situation awareness to

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Joyce de Thouars


Joyce de Thouars

Joyce holds a MA degree in Middle Eastern Studies from King’s College London. Before she …

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