Oshkosh Defense to further develop unmanned ground vehicle technology

  • 19-Feb-2009 05:38 EST
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Oshkosh Defense and U.S. Army TARDEC signed an agreement to integrate a Convoy Active Safety Technology surrogate system onto Oshkosh’s unmanned TerraMax vehicle (shown).

Oshkosh Defense signed a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Army's Tank and Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) to refine technology for the operation of unmanned ground vehicles in convoy missions in real-world environments. The CRADA calls for a three-year collaboration between the Army and Oshkosh to integrate a Convoy Active Safety Technology (CAST) surrogate system onto Oshkosh's unmanned TerraMax vehicle. The objective is to create a lead vehicle that can navigate and operate in missions while communicating route information to another unmanned follower vehicle. Under the CRADA, Oshkosh will provide the necessary hardware and software and assist with integrating the CAST system to ensure it interacts with TerraMax effectively. Furthermore, Oshkosh will use the data to add or modify the vehicle's behavior modes and trajectory generation to affect relevant tactical behaviors for convoy missions.
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