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Small Unmanned Ground Robotic Systems
ID: SOCOM244-001Type: BOTH
Overview

Topic

Small Unmanned Ground Robotic Systems

Agency

Department of DefenseN/A

Program

Type: SBIRPhase: BOTHYear: 2024
Timeline
  1. 1
    Release Oct 3, 2023 12:00 AM
  2. 2
    Open Oct 3, 2023 12:00 AM
  3. 3
    Next Submission Due Mar 31, 2025 12:00 AM
  4. 4
    Close Mar 31, 2025 12:00 AM
Description

The Department of Defense (DOD) is seeking proposals for the development of a cyber-hardened small unmanned ground robotic system. The system should be capable of being operated using both a vendor-developed .apk TAK GOV software controller and a Tomahawk Robotics Grip S20 universal controller. It should integrate the best C2/data link components and be operable with Silvus Technologies and Persistent Systems radios. The system should be designed for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) purposes and be able to operate in all-weather conditions within rural and urban environments. The system should have a minimum operating time of 60 minutes for smaller systems and 90 minutes for larger systems, with a ground control station line-of-sight range capability of 100 meters. The integrated sensors should be able to identify moving armed personnel at specified distances. The system should also have cyber survivability attributes and be capable of carrying various payloads. The feasibility study for Phase I should investigate all options that meet or exceed the minimum performance parameters. Phase II involves developing and demonstrating a prototype system, and Phase III focuses on dual-use applications in military settings. The solicitation is open until March 31, 2025. For more information, visit the solicitation link.

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