MDMR

USA Raytheon UGV
Region:  USA and Canada    Country:  USA    Category:  UGV    Company:  Raytheon   
MDMR
Manufacturer: Raytheon Status: development finished, being evaluated by US Marine Corps, US Army and US Special Operations Command Background: developed by Raytheon over a five-year period under contract to the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. With the ability to replicate snake-like movement and its small size, the Multi-Dimensional Mobility Robot (MDMR) can negotiate its way through rubble, across gaps, explore culverts, caves and pipes as well as climbs stairs and poles Characteristics: weight: <25lb, height: 3.4in, width: 3.5in, length: 53in with claw and boom folded Performance: max speed: 0.75mph, passes through 4.5in openings, crosses 12in wide gaps Payload: customer can specify payloads which are mounted on a flexible boom Command Link: 1,300m fibre-optic cable, about 500m wireless



Electronic countermeasures for Grey Eagle

2013-05-16
Electronic countermeasures for Grey Eagle
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered two electronic attack payloads in support of the U.S. Army’s Networked Electronic Warfare, Remotely Operated (NERO) system. The payloads were delivered as part of a contract awarded by the U.S. Navy NAVSEA-Crane in 2012.

Raytheon to integrate Miniature Air Launched Decoy on Predator & Reaper

2013-02-14
Raytheon to integrate Miniature Air Launched Decoy on Predator & Reaper
Raytheon CompanyandGeneral Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. are working together to develop a highly autonomous, unmanned electronic warfare capability based on equipping GA-ASI’s PredatorB/MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) with Raytheon’sMiniature Air Launched Decoy (MALD).

Raytheon enhances Common Sensor Payload capabilities

2012-10-25
Raytheon enhances Common Sensor Payload capabilities
Raytheon Company has successfully demonstrated the enhanced capabilities of its new CSP HD turret, a high definition electro-optical and infrared version of its Common Sensor Payload (CSP). The initial CSP HD system flight test occurred on a U.S. Army Gray Eagle UAS (unmanned aircraft system) platform in September. Built upon the existing CSP system, CSP HD provides significantly improved...

Submarine launched Switchblade for RIMPAC 2012

2011-12-26
Submarine launched Switchblade for RIMPAC 2012
Raytheon has been given the contract to ready the AV Switchblade airframe to be launched from submarine waste disposal units. Now I bet that was not part of the first design brief! Chuck it out let it float up and then launch. How will it communicate with the sub if its at any depth though and how quickly will any aircraft looking for...


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