Gen. Daly gets hands-on demo of Prognostic and Predictive Maintenance capabilities

DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich.—Army Materiel Command’s Gen. Edward M. Daly visited the U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center and TACOM last week to get a first-hand look at the latest developments of the Army’s Prognostic and Predictive Maintenance (PPMx) capabilities. The PPMx initative is expected to bring the Army maintenance process into the 21st century by…

SBIR Virtual Pitch Day

Virtual Pitch Day brings small companies together to develop innovative technology The U.S. Army Combat Development Capabilities Command (CCDC) – Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) held its first Virtual Technology Transition Pitch Day Sept. 22 to showcase technologies developed through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. SBIR helps increase small business participation in federally…

U.S. Army Announces Small Business-Targeted Contract Awards for Ground Vehicle Technologies

DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. — U.S. Army researchers in early Fiscal Year 2020 selected a handful of proposals for funding through its Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) and Small Business Innovation Fund (SBIR) efforts, targeting technology advancements in vehicle protection, survivability, and maneuverability, vehicle-based fuel cells, and autonomy. The announcement comes from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities…

U.S. Army, Michigan State Police Drive Automotive Cybersecurity

December 16, 2019 LANSING, Mich.—U.S. Army engineers and scientists specializing in automotive cyber security with their colleagues from the Michigan State Police (MSP) demonstrated the results of applying Army cyber security tools to the law enforcement agency’s fleet vehicles December 6. The Army experts are from the nearby U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Ground…