CBRNe Portal: ECA Group to equip French Armed Forces with IGUANA E unmanned Ground Vehicles

Wednesday, January 24 2018
CEFA, ECA Group & SCOPEX were awarded a major contract for SMINEX tender released by French Defence Procurement Agency for the technology qualification, supply & maintenance of complete EOD & C-IED Equipment Solution. 

Published on CBRNe Portal, January 2017.

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SMINEX is the first project relative to EOD equipmen with a global approach in an integrated system to provide a maximum efficiency and resilience during operations.

Within this framework, the three partnering companies will deliver the first unique, interoperable solution “road, rail & air deployable shelter of EOD & C-IED equipment” so as to provide transportation platform & in-service maintenance workshop for the French Armed Forces

For this contract, ECA Group will supply ground robots UGV IGUANA E and provide its expertise in integrated robotic systems to develop and qualify the mobile operations centers in shelters. The operators will  have a complete and modular integration of IGUANA E robot into a wide range of vehicles – so as to meet their various and specific needs.

The total amount of the contract is over 30 M€. ECA Group received a firm order over a timeframe of 40 months and an amount of over 10 M€ for the  delivery of 15 UGV IGUANA E robots equipped to neutralize Improvised Explosive Devices. Then, according to needs and up to 2024, additional purchase orders can be made up to an amount over 20 M€, to be provided with up to 43 complementary UGV IGUANA robots and related equipment and maintain in operational conditions.

This contract is the first significant sale of the UGV IGUANA developed by ECA Group during 2015 and 2016. At the forefront of innovation, these latest developments for the French Armed Forces are part of ECA Group’s commitment to its customers and a proof of the reliability and efficiency of its solutions. These are designed for use in hostile, restrictive and demanding environments and ensure safe and precise operations with reliable and sustainable technologies.

Read more : An over 30 M€ contract - ECA Group to supply Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) to French Ministry of Armed Forces

 

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