The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) 2016 TARDEC INDUSTRY DAYS Tuesday and Wednesday, April 26-27, 2016 John Lewis Conference Center, Macomb Community College 14500 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
This is to advise that the Government has released a survey / request for information (RFI) -- Solicitation Number: W56HZV-16-R-CRSI -- for the Common Robotic System (Individual) (“CRS(I)”) program of record, in advance of the expected request for proposal in Q1 FY17.
The Office of Naval Research will be hosting the next Focus Area Forum on Expeditionary Warfare: The Amphibious High Water Speed Challenge, to be held on Thursday 27 August at ONR. Registration to attend the forum is now open at www.onr.navy.mil. Registration to attend this event is required and open to US citizens only.
The Robotic Enhancement Program (REP) is a newly established program that uses a “buy-try-inform” methodology to better inform emerging Army requirements and expedite the acquisitions process through the evaluation of robotic solutions. The REP mission is to identify and evaluate commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS), government-off-the-shelf (GOTS), non-developmental items (NDI), robot systems, accessories, and or robotic payloads that have the potential to enhance the overall combat effectiveness of the force.
The next iteration of the DoD’s Better Buying Power initiatives (BBP3) has been released, its’ primary theme: “Achieving Dominant Capabilities through Technological Excellence and Innovation” -- should resonate with you as that is exactly what NAMC is contributing for Ground Vehicle Systems as the technology development component of the Defense Mobility Enterprise.