Accession Number:

ADA567775

Title:

Robotic Range Clearance Competition (R2C2)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Oct 2009-13 Aug 2011

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS HUNTSVILLE AL

Report Date:

2011-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

260.0

Abstract:

This report documents the purpose, background, scope, preparation, and execution of the Robotics Range Clearance Competition R2C2 sponsored by the Joint Ground Robotics Enterprise JGRE, the US Army Corps of Engineers USACE, and the Air Force Research Laboratory AFRL. The purpose of the Robotic Range Clearance Competition was to quickly tap into the innovation and ingenuity of the commercial robotic technology sector to improve the safety and effectiveness of the four tasks traditionally associated with range clearing operations 1 Vegetation Clearance, 2 Surface Clearance, 3 Geophysical Mapping, and 4 Subsurface Clearance. The competition events were held at Camp Guernsey, WY from Sunday, 7 August through Saturday, 13 August 2012. Three teams competed in the competition and a total of 1,750,000 in prize money was awarded to Team UXOD and Team D4C for their performance.

Subject Categories:

  • Cybernetics
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE