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Weekly Alert -- November 18, 2014

News on Army ground robots, the Navy's Fire Scout program and more. Read the Alert

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Army Wants New Ground Robots For Reconnaissance, Mine-Clearing

The Army is looking for technologies to create small, lightweight autonomous ground vehicles that can detect and defeat improvised explosive devices, explore and map underground tunnels, and detect and clear mines, according to a Federal Business Opportunities website announcement.

Navy Looking At Lightweight Weapons, Sensors For Fire Scout Integration

The Navy is looking at several efforts to develop lightweight sensors and weapons for future integration onto the Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle in order to support the Littoral Combat Ship's anti-submarine warfare mission, according to the program manager.

NAVAIR Looks To Industry For MQ-4C Sense-And-Avoid Radar Solution

Naval Air Systems Command is looking to industry for a sense-and-avoid radar solution for its MQ-4C Triton unmanned air system, according to a recent request for information.

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