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Army ground robotics technology development and experimentation program
Author(s): Jonathan A. Bornstein; Bruce E. Brendle; Chuck M. Shoemaker
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Paper Abstract

In the past year, the U.S. Army has committed to a paradigm shift in the way future ground military operations will be conducted. Increased emphasis upon the deployability of future forces has focused efforts towards reducing the weight, volume, and logistics requirements for proposed tactical systems. Extensive use of unmanned systems offer a potential means to achieve these goals, without reducing the lethality or survivability of this future ground combat force. To support this vision, the U.S. Army has embarked upon a concerted effort to develop required technology and demonstrate its maturity with the goal of incorporating this technology into the Future Combat Systems and the Objective Force.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 September 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4364, Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology III, (20 September 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.439993
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Jonathan A. Bornstein, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
Bruce E. Brendle, U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Research Development and Engineering Ctr. (United States)
Chuck M. Shoemaker, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4364:
Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology III
Grant R. Gerhart; Chuck M. Shoemaker, Editor(s)

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