B Meetings and Activities

This appendix lists presentations provided to the committee at meetings and fact-finding sessions conducted during the course of this study.

First Committee Meeting, August 28–29, 2001

National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

Statement of Task and Army S&T in Robotics

A. Michael Andrews

Army UGV Technology Roadmap

Patrick Eicker

Sandia National Laboratories

Future Combat Systems (FCS) Program

Jim Walbert

Director, Science and Technology

Office of the Project Manager—Objective Force

Lessons Learned from UAV Systems Development

Colleen Devlin

Army Evaluation Center

DoD Robotics Program Overview

Michael Toscano

Office of the Undersecretary of Defense

Second Committee Meeting, September 18–19, 2001

U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich.

Welcome/Vetronics Overview

Richard McClelland

U.S. Army Tank-Automotive RD&E Center

FCS Program Overview

Dave Busse

Office of the Program Manager, Future Combat Systems

Robotic Vehicle/Platform Concepts for FCS

Roger Halle

U.S. Army Tank-Automotive RD&E Center

Automotive Research Consortium/Intelligent Vehicle Initiatives

Dave Gorsich

Automotive Research Center, TARDEC Robotics Laboratory

Robotic Follower ATD

Jeffrey Jaczkowski

U.S. Army Tank-Automotive RD&E Center

Vetronics Reference Architecture

Rakesh Patel

U.S. Army Tank-Automotive RD&E Center

Physics Based Simulation of Durability, Mobility and Operations on the Move (planned STO)

Mark Brudnak

TACOM Research Development and Engineering Center

National Automotive Center 8 × 8 Truck

Jeff Ernat

National Automotive Center (TARDEC)

Hybrid Electric Propulsion

Carl Johnson

National Automotive Center (TARDEC)



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B Meetings and Activities This appendix lists presentations provided to the committee at meetings and fact-finding sessions conducted during the course of this study. First Committee Meeting, August 28–29, 2001 National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C. Statement of Task and Army S&T in Robotics A. Michael Andrews Army UGV Technology Roadmap Patrick Eicker Sandia National Laboratories Future Combat Systems (FCS) Program Jim Walbert Director, Science and Technology Office of the Project Manager—Objective Force Lessons Learned from UAV Systems Development Colleen Devlin Army Evaluation Center DoD Robotics Program Overview Michael Toscano Office of the Undersecretary of Defense Second Committee Meeting, September 18–19, 2001 U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich. Welcome/Vetronics Overview Richard McClelland U.S. Army Tank-Automotive RD&E Center FCS Program Overview Dave Busse Office of the Program Manager, Future Combat Systems Robotic Vehicle/Platform Concepts for FCS Roger Halle U.S. Army Tank-Automotive RD&E Center Automotive Research Consortium/Intelligent Vehicle Initiatives Dave Gorsich Automotive Research Center, TARDEC Robotics Laboratory Robotic Follower ATD Jeffrey Jaczkowski U.S. Army Tank-Automotive RD&E Center Vetronics Reference Architecture Rakesh Patel U.S. Army Tank-Automotive RD&E Center Physics Based Simulation of Durability, Mobility and Operations on the Move (planned STO) Mark Brudnak TACOM Research Development and Engineering Center National Automotive Center 8 × 8 Truck Jeff Ernat National Automotive Center (TARDEC) Hybrid Electric Propulsion Carl Johnson National Automotive Center (TARDEC)

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Intelligent Mobility Grant Gerhart U.S. Army Tank-Automotive RD&E Center Crew Integration & Automation Test Bed ATD Andrew Orlando TACOM Research Development and Engineering Center Foreign Robotics Initiatives Harold Hutchinson U.S. Army Tank-Automotive RD&E Center Obstacle Marking & Vehicle Guidance STO Andrew Culkin TACOM Research Development and Engineering Center Third Committee Meeting, October 25–26, 2001 Wyndham City Center, Washington, D.C. ASB Study Results Joe Braddock Army Science Board ARL Robotics Developments Chuck Shoemaker Army Research Lab Robotics Developments Jim Albus NIST DARPA UGV and Robotics Overview Scott Fish Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Organic UAV Program Sam Wilson Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Fourth Committee Meeting, January 23, 2002 Beckman Center, Irvine, Calif. Machine Perception Larry Matthies Jet Propulsion Laboratory Mobility, Maneuvering & Tasking Brian Wilcox Paul Schenker Jet Propulsion Laboratory Cooperative Behaviors Paul Schenker Brian Wilcox Jet Propulsion Laboratory Cognitive Processes Homayoun Seraji Jet Propulsion Laboratory Interfaces & Mission Operations Paul Backes Jet Propulsion Laboratory Communications Tom Jedrey Jet Propulsion Laboratory Power System Technologies Rao Surampudi Jet Propulsion Laboratory Low Light & Thermal Imaging Technologies Sarath Gunapala Jet Propulsion Laboratory Survivability Design/Fault Protection Technologies Abdullah Aljabri Jet Propulsion Laboratory Test & Evaluation, System Integration Brian Wilcox Jet Propulsion Laboratory Fifth Committee Meeting, April 4–5, 2002 National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C. No presentations were made during this meeting. Site Visits U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Huntsville, Ala., November 5, 2001 Ft. Indiantown Gap, Indiantown Gap, Pa., November 14, 2001 CECOM Night Vision and Sensor Lab, Fort Belvoir, Va., January 14, 2002 Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., January 22, 2002 U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., March 15, 2002 Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., March 27, 2002