Kord Defense, a provider of push-button programmable control systems for the defense and law enforcement markets, announced that its technology has been selected by the U.S. military to participate in the 2022 experiment of the Army Expeditionary Warrior (AEWE 2022) at Fort Benning. , Georgia.
Kord Defense, in conjunction with its sister company, KordUSA, will supply its centralized soldier control systems for testing and evaluation by full-time Army Tactical Experimenters – with a standard opposition force of one unit. regular military and foreign participants to bring technology up to speed in an operational environment on the ground.
AEWE is an annual experimentation campaign aimed at putting prototype technologies in the hands of soldiers, which have the potential for a significant capability advantage, to solve the tactical problems of small units. Experimentation is performed through the Live Fire, Non-networked and Force on Force phase. This is the Army’s first prototype concept and technology event focused on modernization at the squad and small unit level. It is considered to play a critical role in shaping the future US military by 2025, and is designed to provide capability developers, the science and technology (S&T) community, and industry with repeatable operational experience, credible, rigorous and validated. to support both the development of concepts and materials.
âThe company was extremely pleased to have been selected as it offered a significant opportunity to present the operational benefits of its technology to the world‘s largest military,â said Dr Peter Moran, Managing Director of Kord Defense. âTo our knowledge, we are the only Australian company to have been selected for this prestigious event.â
Kord’s inclusion in AEWE follows successful tests undertaken by the United States Marine Corps over the past four years. The National Defense Authorization Act (2001) identified Kord’s technology as an item of special interest for rapid supply by the USMC.