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Army trying to fast-track acquisition for robotics programs

February 7, 2018 at 12:07 PM
The Army is "taking risks in favor of accelerating programs," particularly robotics, according to a service official. Mark Mazzara, the robotics interoperability lead for the project manager for force projection, gave an update on the status of the Army's ground robotics portfolio at an industry conference Tuesday. He said the service's robotics programs are all moving faster now, and collaboration with industry is key to accelerating programs and achieving "acquisition streamlining." Mazzara cited the acquisition process for the Squad Multipurpose...

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