Recent tests, says Lockheed Martin, show that fully autonomous convoys can safely navigate road intersections, oncoming traffic, stalled and passing vehicles, and pedestrians.
Certified to withstand the elements, the Samsung Convoy 2 is also a ruggedly attractive handset with a fair number of creature comforts; however, the headset jack is a disappointment and there are more rough-and-tumble phones out there.
Verizon's Samsung Convoy 2 has many charms, but it's also got its share of foibles that makes us wonder if it could be tougher and more impressive.
Verizon's Convoy 2 updates its rugged, push-to-talk phone, which also has e-mail and music controls right on its face.
Verizon's Samsung Convoy 2 is a rugged handset with push-to-talk functionality and some extras besides.
The durable Samsung Convoy gets an update with the Convoy 2, including an fresher design for the military-specced handset.
Aiming to cut fuel usage by as much as 40 percent, the generators use solar power to help Marines stay powered up longer and more efficiently when forward deployed.
Four Lockheed Squad Mission Support System jeeps are being sent to Afghanistan in order to test the equipment-hauling capabilities for the troops.
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Microgrids, where power generators coordinate to use fuel efficiently, will be deployed in Afghanistan with solar and storage to see whether smart grid technology can save on fuel costs.