Quwa.org: ECA Group awarded significant contract to equip French armes forces with counter IED Iguana E UGVs

Wednesday, January 24 2018
CEFA, ECA Group & SCOPEX were awarded a major contract of over 30 M€ for SMINEX tender released by French Defence Procurement Agency to supply & maintenance of complete EOD & C-IED Equipment Solution. 

Published on Quwa.org, January 2017.

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SMINEX is the first project relative to EOD equipment with a global approach in an integrated system and we be supplied the first evermade “road, rail & air deployable shelter of EOD & C-IED equipment” for French Army, Navy & Air Forces.

Within the scope of this contract, ECA Group will supply ground robots UGV IGUANA E  to develop and qualify the mobile operations centers in shelters, by allowing operators to have a complete and modular integration of IGUANA E robot into a wide range of vehicles.

ECA Group received a firm order over a timeframe of 40 months and an amount of over 10 M€ for the outcome of which is the delivery of 15 UGV IGUANA E robots. Then,until 2024, the customer can through additional purchase orders up to an amount over 20 M€, be provided with up to 43 complementary UGV IGUANA robots and related equipment.

The bomb disposal ground robot IGUANA E provides a complete solution in order to face any unconventional situation. This new generation UGV integrates a large set of equipment and performs complex operations. Moreover, the UGV IGUANA E integrates intelligent solutions helping the operator to prepare his mission and reach his target. With its automatic mode the UGV IGUANA E can cross obstacles and intervene in places hard to reach. 

This contract is the first significant sale of the UGV IGUANA developed by ECA Group in 2015. 

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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