The latest updates on the US ground robotics programmes presented at Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems USA 2021

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SMi Group Reports: Key US military briefings on the development and procurement of new combat vehicles to take place at the virtual conference in June.

Supported by a cross-section of US ground robotics teams and strategic leaders, delegates will receive unparalleled insight and access to the US military's ground robotics strategy and development programs at the virtual Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems USA conference, taking place on the 21st and 22nd June 2021.

For those interested in attending the event, it is only $499 for international military and government attendees, $999 for commercial companies, and free for US DoD. Register at http://www.roboticsautonomous-usa.com/pr3.

Earlier this year, it was announced that the US Army's Next Generation Combat Vehicle Cross-Functional Team (NGCV CFT), has received the new Robotic Combat Vehicle in M (Medium) variant, which is part of their Next Generation Combat Vehicle program. *

For this reason, a key topic of discussion this year will be 'Enhancing Ground Combat Lethality with Unmanned Combat Systems', with sessions from the US Army Futures Command and US Army, discussing the development and procurement of new combat vehicles, including the Robot Combat Vehicle and the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle.

Major Cory Wallace, RCV Requirements Officer, Next Generation Combat Vehicle Cross Functional Team, US Army Futures Command will be giving a briefing on ‘Unmanned Ground Vehicles and Robotic Combat Vehicles – Campaign of Learning and Requirements Update’, covering:

  • Recent Observations from Live and - Virtual Experiments
  • Requirements Update
  • Future Experiments
  • Robotic Warfare Concept Update

Colonel Jeffrey Jurand, PM Maneuver Combat Systems, PEO Ground Combat Systems, US Army will be presenting on‘The New Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle Program — Planned Capabilities and Acquisition Strategies’, discussing:

  • An outline of the unmanned capabilities for the OMFV Platform
  • Testing and evaluation methods to develop the next state-of-the-art unmanned fighting vehicle
  • A timeline for future integration and deployment for the project
  • A word on sustainable acquisition practices and integrating new technologies into modern fighting systems

The full speaker line-up, agenda and brochure are available at http://www.roboticsautonomous-usa.com/pr3.

Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems USA

21st-22nd June 2021

Virtual Conference: Online Access Only

All presentation timings reflect US Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Gold Sponsor: FLIR Systems

Sponsor: Rowden Technologies

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