Strategic-bureau.com: An over 30M€ contract ECA Group to supply Unmanned Ground Vehicles to French Ministry of Armed Forces

Wednesday, January 24 2018
CEFA, ECA Group and SCOPEX have won the tender for SMINEX from DGA, Directorate General of Armament, for the qualification, supply and maintenance of a complete solution of mine clearance equipment (EOD and C-IED) . This specialized equipment is dedicated to the research, detection, analysis and neutralization of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) or unexploded ordnance (UXO-UneXploded Ordnance).

Published on Strategic-bureau.com, January 2018

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 SMINEX, [Mobile Response Systems for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)], is the first project related to demining equipment with a global approach to integrated system (personal protection suit, portable detectors, X-ray systems, water cannon, ground robotic-UGV, etc.).

 The three partner companies will supply the three armed forces (Army, Navy and Air Force) with the first complete solution for EOD and C-IED equipment and systems in the form of a projectable shelter. Within the scope of this contract, ECA Group will supply French armies with UGV IGUANA E terrestrial robots and will bring its expertise in integrated robot systems.

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