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Accession Number ADA562323
Title Practical To Tactical: Making the Case for a Shift in Ground Vehicle Robotics.
Publication Date May 2012
Media Count 28p
Personal Author J. Overholt
Abstract Problem Statement: Soldiers in Small Units (squads/fire teams/crews) are physically overburdened, often carrying up to 130lbs; this degrades performance and may result in immediate, as well as, long term consequences. Near term (FY17): Reduce physical burden of Soldier and Small Unit, including the grenadier, SAW gunner and attached combat medic, so that load reduction of the carried weight equates to a percentage not exceeding 50% of individual's body weight across the central 90% of the male Soldier population.
Keywords Army personnel
Briefing charts
Combat vehicles
Crews
Ground vehicles
Gunners
Interoperability
Risk analysis
Robotics
Technology assessment
Ugv(Unmanned ground vehicles)
Unmanned
Warfare


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 79D - Combat Vehicles
74 - Military Sciences
41C - Robotics/Robots
Corporate Author Army Tank-Automotive Command, Warren, MI. Research Development and Engineering Dir.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Briefing charts.
NTIS Issue Number 1225
Contract Number N/A

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