MDARS

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Region:  USA and Canada    Country:  USA    Category:  UGV    Company:  General Dynamics   
MDARS
Manufacturer: General Dynamics Robotics Systems Users: US Army, US Navy Status: six prototypes, 24 production systems ordered in February 2008 Background: Mobile Detection, Assessment And Response System (MDARS) provides commanders with a robotic capability for conducting semi-autonomous random patrols and surveillance activities. MDARS enhances physical security, reduces personnel exposure in dangerous situations, provides continuous surveillance over unprotected high-value inventory, reduces manpower requirements and is an effective means of providing compensatory security in the event of security system malfunction. The MDARS modernisation programme includes detection on the move, increased sensor detection and assessment range, increased platform speed and mobility and increased system reliability Characteristics: size (LxWxH): 98x62.5x46in, weight: 3,1401b, payload: 3001b Performance: endurance: 16hr, max speed: 20mph Control: Ethernet local up to 6.2 miles with relays, using VPN secure connection demonstrated control from multiple remote locations, teleoperation: same as previous Payloads: intrusion detection and assessment, barrier assessment, product assessment Planned Payloads: non-lethal response



D-VEX integrated with Australian Shadow 200 TUAS

2012-12-21
D-VEX integrated with Australian Shadow 200 TUAS
General Dynamics Mediawarehas delivered two video capture and exploitation D-VEX systems to the Australian Army, enhancing the distribution of mission-critical, actionable intelligence among Australian troops and coalition forces. The systems have been integrated into the Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (TUAS) operating in Afghanistan.

General Dynamics, US Army Team On Tactical UAS

2012-11-02
General Dynamics, US Army Team On Tactical UAS
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems and the U.S. Army Armament Research and Development Engineering Center (ARDEC) have successfully demonstrated a GPS-guided munition for use on small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV).

General Dynamics to develop countermine UUV

2011-11-11
General Dynamics to develop countermine UUV
General Dynamics Advanced Informational Systems (GD AIS) has been awarded an $86.7 million contract by the US Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command for the design and development of a Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (SMCM UUV) system.


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