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Robot Truck Startup Kodiak Gets A $50 Million Chance To Adapt Its Tech For The U.S. Army

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The Silicon Valley company will adapt its software to guide autonomous military vehicles that will be used for future surveillance and reconnaissance missions.
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Kodiak Robotics wins $50M to help US Army build AVs for recon, surveillance

1 month ago   |   By Tech Crunch

Autonomous trucking technology company Kodiak Robotics won a $49.9 million contract from the the U.S. Department of Defense to help the Army automate future ground vehicles to conduct high-risk missions like reconnaissance and surveillance.
The two year contract, which was awarded by the DoD's Defense Innovation Unit on behalf of the Army's Robotic Combat Vehicle program in October, will see Kodiak develop, test and deploy autonomous software that can navigate complex, off-road terrain, diverse operational conditions and GPS-challenged environments. Ultimately, that software platform needs...
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