The finalists for the MoD Grand Challenge 2008

bml finalists for the MoD Grand Challenge 2008
  • Team Barnard
  • Team Mindsheet
  • Team Mira
  • Team Silicon Valley
  • Team Stellar
  • Team Thales
  • Team Tumbleweed

Designated area used for the Grand Challenge final.

Designated area used for the Grand Challenge final

Photography from the CropCam Aircraft

Photography from the CropCam Aircraft

The quality of the imagery from the Pentax Optio camera onboard the CropCam was excellent. No problem spotting the "technical", a truck on which has been mounted a heavy gun.

army vehicle spotted with uav

Barnard team being filmed while analysing the data from the CropCam and helicopter.

Barnard team being filmed

Chris Burgess of Team Mindsheet, a finalist in the MoD Grand Challenge, explaining the features of the agile Minsheet ground vehicle to Vicky Butler-Henderson, with Raglan Tribe, the Team Mindsheet Leader, looking on. This ground vehicle had a pan, tilt and zoom camera with a 30x zoom capability and a wireless link to the Forward Operating Base. See www.mindsheet.com for more information.

Chris Burgess of Team Mindsheet, a finalist in the MoD Grand Challenge

MoD Grand Challenge 2008 winners

Our congratulations to Dr Julia Richardson (shown above with the R. J. Mitchell Trophy) and her colleagues in Team Stellar. Philippa Forrester, a popular TV presenter, is on the right hand side.

Team Stellar win mod grand challenge