California: Riverside County Sheriff hazardous device team remains on call 24 hours a day

If an unexploded or suspicious explosive device is found anywhere in Riverside County, one of eight highly trained sheriff’s deputies, day or night, can climb into their unmarked truck parked at home nearest the location and be at the scene, Read More …

UK DASA: Competition Document – Autonomy in Challenging Environments Phase 2

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) Phase 2 competition is seeking proposals that can provide a step change in the capability of unmanned autonomous military systems to operate in challenging environments. Successful proposals will aim to deliver a greater level Read More …

UK Defence and Security Accelerator Competition: Autonomy in Challenging Environments Phase 2

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is launching the second phase of the Autonomy in Challenging Environments theme, seeking proposals for novel and innovative technologies to improve the capability of unmanned autonomous military systems in challenging environments. Unmanned autonomous and Read More …

FLIR Systems will deliver new unmanned ground vehicles to United States military

The U.S. Army and Navy have ordered more than 160 of FLIR Systems’ Centaur UGVs, plus related spares and accessories. Totaling $23.5 million, the two contracts are being sourced through the Army’s Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc Read More …

Code Name – The Blowfish Project: DTRA Securing the Waterways

05-12-2020 Story by DTRA Public Affairs Defense Threat Reduction Agency The research and development arm of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has invested in a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) system capable of identifying and neutralizing underwater improvised explosive Read More …

Police detonate improvised explosive device in Vancouver

The Vancouver Police Department safely detonated an improvised explosive device in the city’s Chinatown district Tuesday night. During a traffic stop near Columbia and East Pender streets, officers spotted what appeared to be fentanyl in plain view. While searching the vehicle, Read More …