Most figures are from latest Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap
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The OCU PROS Report Issue 46 www.CommonControlNow.com January 2014
  Executive Briefing

What does the Unmanned Roadmap
mean for you?


How does the latest Defense Department offering impact the unmanned community? How shall we prepare?

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By the Numbers

$4.12 Billion   Projected 2014 DoD Unmanned Budget, all domains
24%               Decrease of 2013 DoD Unmanned Budget from 2012
33.4%            Decrease of 2014 DoD Unmanned Budget from 2013
$13 Million      Projected 2013 DoD UGV Budget
$47 Million      Projected 2015 DoD UGV Budget
$66 Million      Projected 2018 DoD UGV Budget

Most figures are from latest Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap

  Autonomous cars on the rise

More and more automakers are incorporating autonomous capabilities that were once found only on UGVs.

• Slate: The Stealthy Rise of the
Autonomous Car


• NY Times: Feeling a Bit Obsolete
in the Drvers’s Seat


• Wired: First Ford Autonomous
Vehicle Prototype


  Unmanned Surgeons more expensive,
not better


A study questions the economics and efficacy of robotic surgeons.  Some of the comments are more detailed and well-informed than the article.

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