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Company Overview of QinetiQ North America, Inc.

Company Overview

QinetiQ North America, Inc. develops, delivers, and supports technology products for defense, security, civilian, utility, and commercial customers worldwide. The company offers unmanned systems, such as military and first responder robots; power, sensors, and control systems, which include power line sensors, low and medium voltage products, advanced naval control systems, electro-magnetic aircraft launch systems, advanced arresting gear, systems for secondary side maintenance, portable generators for reliable power support, and underwater optical communications; technology-based products to improve survivability and enhance personal safety in dangerous situations; and transportation safety...

7918 Jones Branch Drive

Suite 350

McLean, VA 22102-3337

United States

Founded in 2005





Key Executives for QinetiQ North America, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer and Interim Chief Financial Officer
Chief Executive Officer of Hvr Consulting Services
President of Systems Engineering Group
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

QinetiQ North America, Inc. Key Developments

QinetiQ North America, Inc. Wins $17,249,913.00 Federal Contract for Surface Use Explosive Ordnance Disposal Tools and Equipment

Army contracting command has awarded a $17,249,913.00 federal contract to QinetiQ North America, Inc. on September. 11 for surface use explosive ordnance disposal tools and equipment.

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. and QinetiQ North America, Inc. Present SAHAR, an Autonomous Robotic Route Clearance System

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. presents SAHAR - an autonomous robotic route clearance system. SAHAR is a joint development of IAI, QinetiQ North America and Watairpoll. A model of the system will be presented at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) exhibition in Orlando, Florida. SAHAR is a fully autonomous robotic system designed for the efficient performance of combat engineering missions. The system handles the process of route clearance including functions such as environmental terrain mapping, surveillance, removal of road blocks and disposal of IEDs. The system is designed to handle a variety of tasks, missions and threats autonomously. Combat engineering missions include route clearance, landmines and explosive device (ED) neutralization in diverse operational arenas. These missions are currently executed using manned and remote-controlled mechanical engineering equipment. The challenges of dealing with these missions using existing methods include: High risk to equipment operators and to the security forces providing protection. Specialized skills are required to operate the mechanical engineering equipment. Extremely high levels of accuracy are required which result in slow implementation of the required tasks. To overcome these challenges, the SAHAR was developed. The system's execution is based on pre-defined path plans. Its major features include a remotely-controlled platform, smart terrain awareness sensors, and an autonomous maneuvering and manipulator module.

Pakistan Military Forces Selects QinetiQ North America’s TALON Robot

QinetiQ North America announced that its TALON military robots will provide explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) mission support to Pakistan’s military forces. The latest $7.8 million order was facilitated by the U.S. Navy and follows previous orders from Pakistan for EOD robots. From the rugged TALON® and Dragon Runner™ robots to the Spartacus™ and Raider™ unmanned vehicles, QNA offers a full range of durable, reliable and flexible unmanned systems weighing from 10 to 12,500 pounds. QNA’s family of robots includes small, medium and large unmanned vehicles that can be configured for specific tasks such as IED defeat, CBRNE/hazmat detection and identification, reconnaissance, combat engineering and SWAT/MP unit assistance. Whether the mission is supporting a bomb squad protecting life and property in an urban environment or a dismounted warfighter assessing threats, QNA’s robots deliver.

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