McQ for Team HDT awarded USD13.7Mn Wolf-X prototyping project for US Army Robotic Combat Vehicle

McQ Inc. has been awarded a Prototype Project from the U.S. Army, through the Ground Vehicle Systems (GVS) Other Transaction Agreement for Team HDT’s Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV). The project includes the design, development, and delivery of HDT Wolf-X prototypes for extended government testing and evaluation.
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Wolf-X Remote Combat Vehicle from Team HDT, primed by McQ (Picture source: McQ)

With all options exercised, the total anticipated project value is $13.7Mn. Comprised of proven NAMC members, Team HDT includes McQ Inc. as the prime contractor, HDT Expeditionary Systems as the lead vehicle developer and BAE Land & Armament Systems as the armament and situational awareness systems provider.

In addition to its role as the prime contractor, McQ providing systems engineering for acoustic ISR, video processing, and safety critical systems on the vehicles. “We’re excited that McQ, along with HDT and BAE Systems have been selected by the RCV Program for Phase I test and evaluation of WOLF-X,” said Brian McQuiddy, McQ CEO. “Our team is committed to providing innovative solutions for our nation’s warfighters, and we look forward to delivering the Wolf-X RCV as the very best capability for the US Army.”

Purpose-built for the US Army RCV program, the Wolf-X is an 8x8 wheeled Robotic Combat Vehicle with superior mobility and transportability. It is rugged, reliable, and easy to operate and maintain.With superior characteristics optimized for RCV performance specifications, the Wolf-X is a force-multiplying capability for our nation’s Warfighters. This effort is sponsored by the U.S. Government under Other Transaction number W15QKN-17-9-1025 with the National Advanced Mobility Consortium (NAMC). The U.S. Government is authorized to reproduce and distribute reprints for Governmental purposes notwithstanding any copyright notation herein.

Defense News October 2023