Army official outlines robotic wingman objectives and challenges

By Connie Lee / April 5, 2017 at 9:00 AM
The Army faces certain challenges as work continues on the robotic wingman capability with plans to hold a demonstration in August, according to a service official. Maj. Mike Dvorak, robotics branch chief at the Army Capabilities Integration Center, said March 23 the robotic wingman effort received "momentum" in September from Army leadership and outlined draft plans. Dvorak spoke at the National Defense Industrial Association Ground Robotics Capabilities conference in Springfield, VA. He said the effort to roboticize vehicles is still...

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