Robotic 'rodeo' considered for Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport

By Connie Lee / March 27, 2017 at 12:12 PM
After discussion among Army leaders, the service might hold a competition for Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport prototypes to inform future program decisions, according to Bryan McVeigh, project manager for force projection. Speaking March 23 at the National Defense Industrial Association's Ground Robotics Capabilities conference in Springfield, VA, McVeigh said he received feedback from senior leaders on the program meant to help lighten soldiers' physical load by offloading equipment onto an autonomous system. "Based on guidance that we got from senior...

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