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... A consortium of academics and companies led by a unit of General Dynamics received an Army research grant to work on the technology for robotic air and ground systems worth up to $220 million ...


... the university and corporate alliance will work on four technology areas including "perception, intelligence, human-robot interaction, and dexterous manipulation and unique mobility."


... The consortium is led by General Dynamics Robotics Systems. The money includes a $63 million, five-year research agreement, a second five-year option worth $67 million, and a technology-transition contract worth up to $90 million...


... The other members of the consortium are Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Central Florida, Florida A&M University, the Jet Propulsion
Laboratory/Caltech University, QinetiQ North America
, and Boston Dynamics...


Read on at:


http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Security-Industry/2010/06/09/GD-le...


http://www.rttnews.com/Content/BreakingNews.aspx?Id=1328062&SM=1

ENJOY!

CC

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