New Army Program Will Buy, Assess Commercial Robotics Technology

By Justin Doubleday / April 7, 2015 at 12:41 PM
A new Army initiative aims to buy and evaluate advanced robotics technology to better inform requirements for the service's fleet of unmanned ground systems. The Robotics Enhancement Program will allow the Army to purchase robotics technology directly from companies and experiment with it in battle labs, according to Scott Davis. As the program executive officer for combat support and combat service support, Davis oversees the Army's acquisition of unmanned ground systems. "I think it's an additional opportunity to identify emergent...

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