GAITHERSBURG, Md.--Roboteam Inc., the leading global provider of tactical ground robotic systems and controllers for Defense, Law Enforcement and Public Safety missions, today announced the appointment of Retired Lieutenant General Kenneth J. Glueck, Jr. to its Board of Directors. In his position, Lt. Gen. (ret.) Glueck will advise Roboteam on combat operation insights to create next-generation technology for unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) and equipment to support the Warfighter.
“It is a great honor to be on the Board of Directors at such a revolutionary company,” said Lieutenant General Glueck, Board of Directors, Roboteam, Inc. “Developing and procuring military technology is often a difficult task – especially if it needs to be done quickly. Roboteam has an innovative culture and agile business model allowing them to develop and rapidly deploy the latest technology tailored for our troops.”
Prior to joining Roboteam, Lt. Gen. (ret.) Glueck served as the three-star Commanding General of the U.S. Marine Corps Combat Development Command (MCCDC) and previously to that as the Commanding General III Marine Expeditionary Force in Okinawa, Japan. As the Commanding General of MCCDC, he directed the development of doctrine, expeditionary equipment and ground vehicle requirements, and developed the Marine Corps future operational concepts. He will use his extensive experience to guide Roboteam to create the next generation robotics that will assist troops in innovative ways to achieve their mission objectives.
“We are building a strong and highly experienced Board to provide strategic guidance to Roboteam,” said Heidi Shyu, Chairman of the Board. “With Lt. General Glueck (ret) joining myself and Lt. General (ret) Cleveland, our objectives are clear — strategize on critical military robotic technology, provide ease of adoption and deployment, design for ease of repair and maintenance, with the ultimate goal of enhancing mission effectiveness and saving lives on the battlefield.”
Throughout his 41-year career, Lt. Gen. (ret) Glueck commanded Marine Air Ground Task Forces at every level, as well as the 2d Marine Air Wing. He also served as Chief of Staff for Multi-National Force Iraq in Baghdad and as the Director of Operations and Logistics for U.S. Africa Command. Lt. Gen. (ret) Glueck is a graduate of Marine Corps Amphibious Warfare School, Marine Corps Command and Staff College and NATO Defense College, Rome, Italy. He currently serves on the North Carolina Military Foundation, Purple Heart Homes and JINSA advisory boards. He retired from the Marine Corps in October, 2015.
Roboteam designs, develops and manufactures cutting edge, user-oriented, multi-purpose, unmanned platforms and controllers for Defense, Law Enforcement and Public Safety missions. Today, Roboteam is a global operation with offices in the US and Israel serving a wide spectrum of customers with several lines of products. We created a line of lightweight, fast deployable unmanned ground systems that deliver technological and functional breakthroughs for tactical purposes with unmatched reliability. Among our customers, one can find top units within the US Military, Special Forces, EOD units and SWAT teams as well as other elite units around the globe. Roboteam’s flexible architecture permits a fast development of products, supported applications and core technologies. We pride ourselves on being engineers, inventors, and close to our customers and end-users.