DARPA to Test Autonomous Vehicles that Drive as Well as Humans

January 14, 2022 @ 01:01 PM

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will soon start testing unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) on par with human-piloted vehicles being built under the Robotic Autonomy in Complex Environments with Resiliency (RACER) program. The DARPA RACER programs goal is to develop and demonstrate autonomy technologies that enable unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs)...

Israel to Establish Elbit Systems-Led Consortium to Develop Human-Robot Interaction Technologies

December 22, 2021 @ 05:12 AM

Israel Innovation Authority recently approved the establishment of a new innovation consortium, led by Elbit Systems C4I and Cyber, for Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) technologies research and development. Dr

Indian Army to Hold Unmanned Ground Vehicle Experiment

December 13, 2021 @ 06:21 AM

The Indian Army is holding first-of-its-kind Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) experiment, providing the local industry an opportunity to showcase its capability

RBSL-Led Consortium Working on British Army’s Future UGV Study

December 2, 2021 @ 02:09 PM

The consortium led by Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) is exploring new approaches to UGVs as part of its wider Mounted Combat Systems research project. The study was initiated by UK MODs Defence, Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) for the British Army

Elbit Systems, Roboteam Unveil New Multi-payload 6X6 Unmanned Ground Vehicle

November 17, 2021 @ 03:55 AM

Elbit Systems and Roboteam together launched ROOK, a multi-payload military 6X6 Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV), on Tuesday. The ROOK UGV was developed based on the operational experience accumulated through fielding of the 4×4 PROBOT UGV systems in several countries including the U

Elbit Demos Heterogeneous Swarm Capability for Dutch Robotic Autonomous Systems Project

November 15, 2021 @ 08:35 AM

Elbit Systems has demonstrated its Robotic Autonomous Systems (RAS) capabilities for ISR missions utilizing heterogeneous autonomous swarms to the RAS Concept Development & Experimentation Program of the Royal Netherlands Army. Taking place in northern Israel the demonstration deployed swarms comprising of the PROBOT Unmanned Ground Vehicle and two types of Vertical Takeoff and Landing mini Unmanned Aircraft System (VTOL mini-UAS) including the THOR, all powered by the TORCH-X RAS software suite (Command and Control application, Autonomy Kits, Planning tools)

Turkey to Start Mass Production of UGVs

November 10, 2021 @ 05:19 AM

Turkey is preparing to start the mass production of lightweight, medium-class and heavy-class Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs). On Tuesday, several related agreements were signed at leading local defense company FNSS's facility in the capital Ankara

Russia’s Marker Robot Patrols Vostochny Spaceport

October 21, 2021 @ 01:59 PM

Russias Marker robot has concluded an experiment to patrol the Vostochny spaceport in the Russian Far East. The vision module enabled the robot to move completely autonomously along the patrol route, the press office of Russias Advanced Research Fund was quoted as saying by

Latvia Orders Telerob Unmanned Ground Vehicles

September 30, 2021 @ 10:01 AM

The Latvian Ministry of Defense has placed an order for telemax EVO HYBRID and tEODor EVO unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) manufactured by Telerob, an Aerovironment company. The order was received on July 8, 2021