Established in June 2006, the Robotics Division has been organized to focus on the national security-related applications of robotics technology. Focus areas for the Division will include the research, development, acquisition, application, integration and sustainment of unmanned ground vehicles to enhance the capabilities and survivability of warfighters. Emphasis will be placed on the underlying technologies that will yield integrated and interoperable unmanned systems to meet present and future operational requirements. The Division will engage the OUSD AT&L (Defense Systems, Land Warfare and Munitions), the Robotic Systems Joint Program Office, the military service research laboratories, research and development centers, program offices, other government agencies, academia and commercial companies to discuss issues, provide industry insights into promising technologies, and propose systems solutions to challenges associated with tactical and logistical robot operations.
The Division intends to conduct a national conference on an annual basis highlighting advances in technology that may lead to improved teleoperated systems and leap-ahead semi-autonomous and autonomous systems and operations, presenting technical discussions related to the integration of manned and unmanned systems, and providing a forum for the open discussion of challenges associated with meeting robotics operational requirements.
Robotics Division Charter (PDF)
Information on additional committees will be posted as it becomes available.
Mr. Jorgen Pedersen
President & CEO
Phone: (412) 681-6382
Mrs. Britt Sullivan, CMP
Director, Operations, NDIA
Phone: (703) 247-2587
Fax: (703) 522-1885