For the FCS
program, this was the Army's first utilization of contractors to do what had traditionally been done organically.
Under the FCS
ANS program, General Dynamics Robotic Systems will be responsible for the design, development, integration, testing and manufacture of a system that is capable of autonomously controlling any of several vehicles designated by the Army, including the Multi-functional Utility Logistics Equipment (MULE) platform, the Armed Reconnaissance Vehicle, and the Manned Ground Vehicle.
The Army is taking full advantage of FCS
technologies as they are developed in the near term, and expeditiously putting them into the hands of soldiers," Harvey said.
Phantom Works, Boeing's advanced research and development arm, working with Boeing Space and Communications, and SAIC led separate teams for the Concept Definition phase of FCS
is a joint, networked-centered "system of systems" that is focused to support the nation's most important system--The Soldier--to give them unprecedented situational awareness that will allow them to see first, understand first, act first, and finish decisively.
works closely with Baxter as part of a multi-faceted parts planning operation, where Baxter supplies advanced planning tools with the latest version of Prophet, the industry-leading service supply chain planning solution.
Deployment on the Abrams, Bradley, and HMMWV platforms is among the Army's initial "spin-outs" of incremental FCS
technologies to the current force.
Following receipt of the claim, FCS
contacts the insured to verify the correct make and model of the mobile electronic equipment through its proprietary WebCARS(TM) estimating technology.
We are pleased the FCS
One Team selected our approach as the best-value solution for the Manned Ground Vehicles," said Matt Riddle, BAE Systems' director of Advanced Development at Santa Clara, Calif.
The diversity of cargo that FCS
handles requires absolute visibility of the entire operation to ensure that regulations are adhered to and that service level agreements with FCS
' customers are consistently met.
According to Dan Kara, conference chairman and President of Robotics Trends, "We are delighted that Boeing, the FCS
Lead Systems Integrator, is sponsoring the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition.
Under terms of the contract, LynuxWorks' Linux(R)-compatible LynxOS-178(R) safety critical real-time operating system (RTOS) will be used to meet the performance and reliability needs of the FCS
, a family of advanced, networked air- and ground-based military systems for use by the Army's Future Force.
iRobot is charged with developing a next-generation Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle (SUGV) for the groundbreaking FCS
The entirety of FCS
software depends upon the flawless operation of the SOSCOE," said Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems vice president and general manager of Future Combat Systems.
NEW YORK -- On July 30, 2004, Farm Credit Services of America, ACA (FCS
of America), a System Association headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, and Rabobank, a Dutch banking cooperative, announced an agreement for Rabobank to acquire all of the shares of FCS
of America from its shareholders.