In the springtime of 2016, a fourteen person crew from Cordell Expeditions will begin a three week stay on Heard Island, to conduct scientific research. Heard Island is very near Antarctica, at 53° south latitude, 73° east longitude. The island is close to the McDonald Islands and is part of the Australian territory (even though Heard Island and Australia are thousands of miles apart). While …

Fred Strader to Serve as Interim President & CEO

HDT Global, a leading provider of highly engineered, application-specific solutions for military, civilian, commercial and industrial customers, announced today that Andy Hove, President & CEO, is departing to assume the chief executive role at AM General. Frederick M. Strader, former CEO of Textron Systems and current HDT board member, has been named Interim President & CEO. The …

HDT Global is part of the Northrup Grumman team that recently was awarded the U.S. Government contract for the Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System Increment 1 (AEODRS INC1) dismounted operations variant. HDT is the supplier of the manipulator arm that will be used for the robot. HDT will deliver hundreds of manipulator arms under options to this contract.

HDT’s Adroit® family of robotic manipulator arms …

SOLON, Ohio – June 30, 2015 – HDT Global (HDT), a leading provider of highly-engineered mobile military and emergency response solutions, today announced that the company was awarded the Improved Army Space Heater Type II (IASH) contract from the U.S. Army for the HDT MTH200 heater. The contract calls for the delivery of a total estimated quantity of 2,000 units over a five year timeframe.

The …

USO Warrior Week 2015 took place May 25th – May 31st in Virginia Beach, VA. The USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia, and the City of Virginia Beach, designed the event to bring all levels of skill and interest together in one location to create lasting and joyous family memories.

Warrior Week brings together physical, therapeutic, and recreational organizations from across the U.S., whose focus …

US Army Medical Program representatives used HDT’s DRASH Shelter to demonstrate field operating room capabilities to the medical personnel at Erlanger Health System, a non-profit teaching center. You can read more about this event as reported by WRCB TV, Chattanooga.

HDT’s engineering excellence in robotics and prosthetic arms is showcased in this New York Times article with video. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab is experimenting using existing peripheral nerve endings in amputees to control HDT’s robotic arms.