Technology Development for Army Unmanned Ground Vehicles

Technology Development for Army Unmanned Ground Vehicles

by Committee on Army Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology, National Research Council
     
 

ISBN-10: 0309086205

ISBN-13: 9780309086202

Pub. Date: 01/09/2003

Publisher: National Academies Press

Unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) are expected to play a key role in the Army's Objective Force structure. These UGVs would be used for weapons platforms, logistics carriers, and reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition among other things. To examine aspects of the Army's UGV program, assess technology readiness, and identify key issues in implementing UGV

Overview

Unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) are expected to play a key role in the Army's Objective Force structure. These UGVs would be used for weapons platforms, logistics carriers, and reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition among other things. To examine aspects of the Army's UGV program, assess technology readiness, and identify key issues in implementing UGV systems, among other questions, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology asked the National Research Council (NRC) to conduct a study of UGV technologies. This report discusses UGV operational requirements, current development efforts, and technology integration and roadmaps to the future. Key recommendations are presented addressing technical content, time lines, and milestones for the UGV efforts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309086202
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
01/09/2003
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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