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AUVSI 2017: Ground robot ready to compete (video)

9th May 2017 - 01:06 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Dallas


Lockheed Martin's Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) UGV could be in with another shot with the US Army after the demonstrations in 2012 with the service failed to lead to a programme of record.

The company, showcasing the vehicle at its Grand Prairie site in Dallas ahead of AUVSI, said that it intends to compete in the upcoming squad multipurpose equipment transport (SMET) programme.

Myron Mills, senior programme manager, said the company is looking forward to an upcoming industry day to find out more about the SMET programme.

The SMSS can be sling-loaded by UH-60 helicopter and carried internally

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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