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Four selected for US Army cargo carrying robots

15th December 2017 - 10:12 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


The US Army has selected four UGVs to enter Phase II of its Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET), it has been revealed.

The selected entries include Applied Research Associates (ARA) and Polaris Defense, General Dynamics Land Systems, HDT, and Howe and Howe.

The army expects to pursue a Materiel Development Decision in the Q2 FY19 and then move the programme into an official robotics programme of record with a production award to one of the four in Q3 FY19, Lt Col Cory Berg, product manager, unmanned ground vehicles, told Shephard.  

‘During the planned Phase II efforts, the army

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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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