Docstoc

Jeffrey Jaczkowski_ DPM

Document Sample
Jeffrey Jaczkowski_ DPM Powered By Docstoc
					ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JOINT PROJECT OFFICE
     NDIA ROBOTICS QUARTERLY

        Jeffrey Jaczkowski, DPM




              16 June2011
                         Robotic Systems Joint Project Office
                      ♦ Full Life Cycle Management for Army/USMC
                         ♦ 600+ robots in Iraq, 2100+ robots in Afghanistan
                         ♦ RS JPO provides support directly to the Warfighter through:
ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JPO




                             ♦ Joint Robotic Repair and Fielding (JRRF) Activity CONUS
                             ♦ Joint Robotic Repair Detachments (JRRDs) OCONUS



                                              Appliqué for Manned




                                                                    Modular Mission Payloads
                                                 Transportabl
                                                      Vehicles



                                             Transportable




                                                                                               Common Control
                                                                    Operational Payload
                                                      Self



                                           Transportable
                                                Vehiclee




                                                                       Unmanned
                                              Soldier




                                                                     Mobility Platform


                                                       Unattended Ground Sensors
                                                                               2

                                           Leadership • Service • Innovation
                                  PEO-GCS Robots Currently in Combat
                                                                              MARCBot
                          Mini-EOD                                             (350)
                       (SUGV-310) (260)
                                                PackBot Family (1100) 510
ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JPO




                      TALON Family (1000)                      M160 (40)




                                          Leadership • Service • Innovation
                              Accomplishments and Warfighter Support
                      ♦ Robotic Fleet Management
                         ♦ 600+ robots in Iraq, 2100+ robots in Afghanistan
                         ♦ RS JPO provides support directly to the Warfighter through:
                               ♦ Joint Robotic Repair and Fielding (JRRF) Activity CONUS
ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JPO




                               ♦ Joint Robotic Repair Detachments (JRRDs) OCONUS
                      ♦   Stand-off for interrogation and blow in place
                      ♦   Deploy and operate from inside route clearance and other vehicles
                      ♦   Entry control points
                      ♦   M160 Successes
                           ♦ Adaptations for new uses
                           ♦ Route clearance




                                          Leadership • Service • Innovation
                              Portfolio of Unmanned Ground Vehicle
                              Efforts
                      MCoE                                     EOD                                 REF
                      • SUGV INC I&II
ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JPO




                                                               • AEODRS                            • WorkHorse
                      • MM-UGV                                      • Small, Medium, Large         • ThrowBot
                      • S-MET                                  • MTRS                              • PackBot
                      • Common Controller
                                                                                                   • MARCBot

                      MSCoE                                        Actual POR “Portfolio”
                      • Husky Mine Detection System w
                        Robotic                                                                    SCoE
                                                                          SUGV                     • AUTONOMOUS MISSION APPLIQUE’
                      • Man Transportable Robotic
                        System INC II (MTRS)                             MM-UGV                    SYSTEMS (AMAS)
                      • Robotic Clearance Interrogation                   MTRS                     • AGILE Technology
                        System (RCIS)                                  M160 Light Flail            • Convoy Active Safety
                      • Area Clearance Family of                                                   Technology (CAST)
                        Systems (Light-Medium Flail)
                                                                          MDARS
                                                                                       Appliqués
                      • Autonomous Delivery of
                        Engineer Payloads (ADEP)                                         AMAS
                      • USMC Assault Breacher Vehicle                                HMDS RCIS
                                                                                                   RS-JPO
                        (ABV) w Robotic Control                                         ABV M56    • M160 Light Flail
                      • Mobile Detection Assessment
                        Response System (MDARS)                                                    • FASTAC
                      • M56 Coyote Smoke Generator             JIEDDO                              • Talon 3/4/3B
                        Carrier w/ Robotic Control             • Ghostship                         • PackBot (Scout)
                                                               • Sentinel Scout                    • MARCBot
                                                               • SANDI                             • Mini-EOD
                                                               • RedShirt                          • Throwbot
                                                               • RMDS (Husky Appliqué)             • Dragon Runner


                                                          Leadership • Service • Innovation
                                   Future UGV Capabilities
ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JPO




         1 Soldier to 1 UGV
       Tele-operation Control                                            1 Soldier to Many
           Some Limited                                                        UGVs
             Autonomy
                                              UGV Tactical
                                               Behaviors
                   Robots doing dull,                                         Robots doing tasks,
                  dirty, dangerous jobs                                       better, faster, safer,
                                                                               and more efficient




                      UGVs providing
                         Standoff                                             UGV-UAS Teaming
                        protection                                            For Full Spectrum
                                                                                 Operations




                        Today             Leadership • Service • Innovation   Future
                          Unmanned Ground Vehicle Program
                          Strategy Near Term                             Mid-Term                             Far-Term
                                  2011 – 2016                           2017 – 2026                         2027 – 2036
                             Current Solutions/PIPs             Echeloned Family of Systems        Integrated System of Systems
                       SUGV Inc1 SUGV Inc 2
 ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JPO




                                                 AEODRS I                           Nanobots
 Soldier
Transport COTs via CDRT                 Microbot/Throwbot (New Req)                      Common Controlling
   able     process
                                                                                         - Message Sets (Near-Far)
                                                      AEODRS II/III                      - Controller by category (Mid/Far)
 Vehicle                          MTRS-Army (Eng & EOD)
Transport                         M160 Light Flail
   able
                                                                                    Humanoid Bot
                                                                                                            Squad Member
                                               S-MET
   Self                                                    MM-UGV
Transport
   able                MDARS                                Potential Path
                                                            Forward TBD
                                                                                                Heavy Wingman

                          ABV, HMDS, RCIS
Appliqué                                                 Autonomous Mobility Appliqué System (AMAS)
Robotics
  Kits                                ADEP, Med Flail                                   Exoskeleton


                        REMOTELY OPERATED                    SUPERVISED r v i c e • FULL v a t i o n
                                               L e a d e r s h i p • S eAUTONOMY I n n oAUTONOMY                              7
                         Prioritized Capability Overview
                      TRADOC UGV Development Priorities


                         ‒ Detect, Mark, Neutralize, Render Safe (EOD)
                      1. C-IED / Explosive Ordnance/Hazard (Engineer, EOD Operations)
ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JPO




                         ‒ Equipment Transport to Lighten the load for dismounted operations at
                      2. Maneuver Force Equipment Transport

                           platoon and below; focus on I-BCTs
                      3. Recon / Surveillance
                         – CBRN – Payload vs. Specific Platform (Detect, Mark, Neutralize)
                         – Jamming – Payload vs. Specific Platform
                         – Comm Relay – Payload vs. Specific Platform
                      4. Breaching / Clearing

                         ‒ Policy, Sensor Capability
                      5. Lethal / Non-Lethal (Offense / Defense)

                      6. Sustainment
                         (Sustain Logistics CO/BN & above)
                         – Logistics Convoy - Payload vs. Specific Platform vs. Ldr/Follower
                         – Casualty Evacuation – Payload vs. Specific Platform
                         – Materiel Handeling Equipment
                         – Arm/Refuel (POL Delivery)
                                    Leadership • Service • Innovation
                                                  Potential Material Solutions
                                     Lighten the Load

                      • Manned Vehicles
ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JPO




                      • Unmanned Vehicles

                      • Exoskeletons                                             SMSS (OX)



                      • Animals


                                                       GATOR
                                                                                  MULE




                                                       Real Mule
                              EXO-SKELOTEN
                                                                                 Big Dog
                                             Leadership • Service • Innovation
                      16 June 2011                                                           9
                                   Funded Systems in Development

                      Common Mobility Platform (CMP) Counter-IED and Lethal Variants
                         ♦ Autonomous Navigation System (ANS) has demonstrated “stand-alone”
                           capabilities – potential to use as common robotic appliqué to enable
ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JPO




                           scaleable autonomy for existing platforms
                         ♦ Potential to leverage capabilities for multiple platforms and future Multi-
                           Mission Unmanned Ground Vehicle

                      Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle (SUGV) XM1216
                         ♦ First Unit Equipped will be 3rd Brigade of the 1st Armored Division
                         scheduled in April 2011




                                                                               Common Mobility Platform (CMP)

                                                                                      ANS Components

                                       Leadership • Service • Innovation
                              Autonomous Navigation System (ANS)
                              Providing Unmanned Navigation for MM
                              UGV
                      • LIPM: LADAR Imaging Perception Module
                              LADAR + Stereo Visible, IR, and Low Light
ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JPO




                               cameras for 3D imaging
                              Autonomous driving, remote operations,
                               detecting objects, terrain, ranging
                              Support Situational Awareness
                                                                                Imaging Perception
                      • IPM: Imaging Perception Module                            Module (IPM)
                              Mono Visible, IR, and Low Light cameras
                              Support Situational Awareness                                               LADAR & Imaging
                                                                                                       Perception Module (LIPM)
                      • MMWR: Millimeter Wave Radar
                              Tracking in rain/fog/smoke
                              Early warning for approaching vehicles
                               with high closing rates
                      • GPS/INS: Global Positioning System /
                        Inertial Navigation System                                                   Millimeter Wave (MMW) RADAR
                              Position, velocity, and attitude determination     ANS Computer
                      • ACS: ANS Computer System                                   System (ACS)
                                    Hardware Sensor Processing
                                    SoSCOE interface
                                    Path planning
                                    Video processing
                                    Object processing
                                    Speed and curvature commands
                      • Self Cleaning
                              Central reservoir, pump
                              Interior tubing
                              Sensor mounted nozzles                              Self Cleaning
                                                         Leadership • Service • Innovation                      GPS/INS
                      16 June 2011                                                                                                11
                              ANS: Help Needed with Technologies
                      • Negative Obstacle Detection
ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JPO




                              Detection Limited by Sensor Heights
                              Ground Height Algorithms Improvement
                      • Driver (Smart or Aided Tele-Op) Aids
                      • Human Detection and Classification Algorithm
                      • Low Cost LADAR Development
                              LIPM MTO in staffing
                              Detector Producibility
                      • Simulation for Operational Test Support
                                    Design of Experiments (DOE) to examine environmental conditions
                                    Determine measures of effectiveness/performance for military utility
                                    Reduce operational test iterations and cost
                                    Access robustness of algorithms across a wide range of conditions
                                    Performance in Degraded Environments: snow, rain & fog
                                    Mobility Hazard Conditions: mud, water & ice
                                    Testing Autonomy, Success / Failure Criteria


                                                    Leadership • Service • Innovation
                      16 June 2011                                                                          12
                                                                          For Official Use Only


                              Increment 2 SUGV:
                              Final Product to be completed in FY 2012
                      GPCS (HMS, GPS, Antenna)                                        EOIR Module in Head
ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JPO




                      • HMS SFF-D-based UHF radio                                     • 3 Visible Cameras
                      • Head-height dual band (UHF/GPS) mast antenna                  • 2 Thermal Cameras
                                                                                      • Laser Range Finder
                                                                                                                                  ETESS
                      Chassis
                      • Fits in a Single MOLLE Pack
                      • Meets Mobility Requirements
                          Slopes                                                                   EO/IR Head
                          Steps                                                                    • Driving Camera
                          Subterranean                                                             • Robust Head Latch
                          Water                                                                    • Speaker and Microphone
                                                        Manipulator Arm
                      • CPU Upgrade/AWARE 2                                                         • Head Payload Port
                      • Flippers                                                                    • IMU
                          360 Rotation                                                                                         Controller
                          Obstacle navigation
                          Stair Climbing
                          Self-Righting
                      • Tool-less Removal


                      Increment One SUGV
                      • Fielding to 1st BDE: April 11       BB-2590 Battery Packs            Fiber Optic Tether/Spooler
                      • Fielding to 2/3 BDEs: 2012          • Common Inventory Item
                                                                                                                               CBRN payload
                      • RAM/MTBSA: over 84 hours            • Tool-less removal
                        vs. req of 42 hours

                      16 June 2011                                        For Official Use Only                                               13
                              SUGV: Help Needed with Technologies
                      • Radio/Non Line of Sight Communications: 1000m LOS operational control
ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JPO




                        requirement. Limitations with 19" antennas and power sources often prevent the
                        SUGV from meeting the requirement
                      • Latency/Bandwidth: Current GPCS has 1.2 mbps (with ~450ms latency), to enhance
                        effectiveness prefer 2 mbps for video/data with acceptable latency (250 ms round
                        trip or less) to support vehicle control
                      • Weight: 35lbs with 4lbs per payload. Weight is critical to the Dismounted Soldier
                              Require assistance in finding low cost, lightweight yet durable material
                      • Endurance/Operating Temperatures with Batteries: BB2590, SUGV requires two
                        batteries at 3.25lbs each, operating time six hours
                              Current Batteries are heavy and quickly degrade after 4°F
                      • Manipulator Arm Development
                              Non Lethal Deployment: Gripper and Arm to deploy Non-Lethal payloads
                              Weight: Need help with light weight solution. Current arm is 5.6 lbs.
                      • Semi-Autonomous operations: No current requirement but desired by the User
                              User is interested in means to reduce the workload of the Soldier



                                                    Leadership • Service • Innovation
                      16 June 2011                                                                          14
                              Back-ups
ROBOTIC SYSTEMS JPO




                                     Leadership • Service • Innovation
                      16 June 2011                                       15

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:3
posted:11/28/2011
language:English
pages:15