BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas — On Sept. 30, the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) transitioned from the $65 million cooperative agreement awarded in 2019 to an up to $96.2 million, five-year contract from the U.S. Army for its George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex (BCDC) to continue research and technology development in support of critical […]
June eNewsletter 2021
BCDC eNewsletter – June Edition Howdy from Aggieland! I’m humbled to serve as the first George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex (BCDC) Executive Director and to lead this comprehensive research ecosystem, which is unlike any other in the nation. We have a lot of hard work ahead of us, but already exciting things are happening […]
Military, Defense Industry Gather at Texas A&M to Plan Future of Battlefield Communication
Dr. John Hurtado, Interim Engineering Dean and Vice Chancellor, welcomes NDIA symposium participants at Texas A&M University in July. A&M System Hosts Symposium, Offers Research and Testing Help BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System is wrapping up a symposium of vital national importance here today with 300 military and defense industry leaders. […]
Texas A&M Engineering awarded 5-year, up to $24M Army research contract
BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS—The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) recently received a proposed five-year, up to $24-million contract from the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) to conduct basic research in establishing a collaborative distributed proving ground that will support autonomous vehicle research across various environments and domains at the George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex (BCDC) […]
University of Texas and Bush Combat Development Complex robotics collaboration begins
Research teams at The Texas A&M University System’s George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex (BCDC) and The University of Texas at Austin (UT) have begun a collaborative research effort to modernize the Army’s autonomous systems.
A proving ground for proving grounds: Bush Combat Development Complex’s IPG
The Innovation Proving Ground (IPG) is an outdoor test and experimentation facility capable of rigorously assessing innovative technologies and prototypes in an operational, real-world setting – it will be a proving ground for proving grounds on Texas A&M University System’s The RELLIS Campus. With $50 million funded by the Texas Legislature to assist the Army Futures Command, the […]
Nancy Currie-Gregg named interim deputy director and chief technology officer
The Texas A&M University System has named Dr. Nancy Currie-Gregg interim deputy director and chief technology officer of the George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex (BCDC). She assumed the duties of the position June 7.
New RELLIS infrastructure to undergird Army innovation
The Texas A&M System Board of Regents took an important step toward this shared goal by appropriating $13.1 million for infrastructure improvements on the west side of RELLIS. The improvements will undergird two testing ranges for next-generation technology: the Innovation Proving Ground (IPG) and the Ballistic, Aero-optics, and Materials (BAM) Test Range.
John Hurtado named interim vice chancellor and interim agency director
Dr. John Hurtado has been named the new interim vice chancellor of engineering, interim dean of engineering and interim agency director of TEES.
Air Force Academy cadets test capstone project at Texas A&M
An engineering team of cadets from the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) traveled to Texas A&M University (TAMU) recently to test their senior capstone design project with the two-stage light gas gun in The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) Hypervelocity Impacts Laboratory (HVIL).
Innovation Proving Ground hosts first customer
Maj. Gen. Ross Coffman, NGCV director, Gen. John Murray, AFC commanding general, and Lt. Gen. Scott McKean, AFC deputy commanding general, talk to Greg Colvin, RCV deputy chief engineer at GVSC, about the RCV-Light prototype vehicle being tested at the IPG on RELLIS Campus in February. The George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex’s (BCDC) Innovation […]
RELLIS-3D dataset first of its kind to advance off-road autonomous navigation
Bush Combat Development Complex and Army Research Laboratory researchers have partnered together to create the first dataset to advance off-road autonomous navigation.
The Research Integration Center, headquarters for the Bush Combat Development Complex, is open
The Research Integration Center (RIC) will be complete and fully operational August 2021. Ground was broken for the RIC on Oct 12, 2019, and construction is well underway.
Texas A&M regents OK world-class engineering feat
The Texas A&M System Board of Regents Thursday approved a plan to build a hypersonic tunnel at the George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex on the RELLIS Campus in two, half-kilometer phases.
Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station leading national hypersonic research consortium
The U.S. Department of Defense on Oct. 26 named the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station to lead a national consortium for modernizing hypersonic flight capabilities.
U.S. Army secretary visits Texas A&M System Bush Combat Development Complex
BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Army Secretary Ryan D. McCarthy visited the RELLIS Campus today to see progress on The Texas A&M University System’s new and unique contribution to military modernization. McCarthy toured construction of the George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex (BCDC), where leading U.S. researchers will work with warriors on high-tech solutions to real-world […]
$60.3M OK’d for Bush Combat Development Complex hypersonics, vehicle testing facilities
The George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex will soon be the home of the nation’s largest enclosed hypersonic testing facility as well as an outdoor range to try out autonomous combat vehicles. Today, The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents approved spending a total of $60.3 million for the two facilities at the George […]
Bush Combat Development Complex leader shaped by family legacy of military service
Learn about Col. Rosendo “Ross” Guieb, the first executive director of the George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex. Guieb’s entire life has helped to prepare him for his new role.
Army innovator to lead military modernization center at RELLIS
Col. Rosendo “Ross” Guieb has been named the first executive director of the George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex. Guieb, formerly an Army Futures Command senior staff member, will help modernize the U.S. Army in his new role.
$130M Bush Combat Development Complex construction begins at Texas A&M System RELLIS Campus
Texas A&M University System, U.S. Army and Army Futures Command (AFC) officials and the Bush family were on the RELLIS Campus Oct. 12 for the official groundbreaking and naming of the new Bush Combat Development Complex, named in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.