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All-Robot Russian Military Unit to be Established Soon

April 9, 2021 @ 01:24 PM

The Russian Ministry of Defense announced Friday it will establish the first unit armed with strike robots soon, in what could define the future of the battlefield. "As Chief of the Army Main Staff Vasily Tonkoshurov reported to the defense minister, the first unit with strike robots will be set up...

Chinese Army Deploys New Bomb Disposal Robot

April 1, 2021 @ 06:05 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) has commissioned a new bomb disposal robot which debuted at a recent human-robot integration tactical training held in east China. China wants unmanned equipment and drones to be part of its military by 2027, the 100th anniversary of the forces' founding, a military expert told...

Turkish FNSS tests Unmanned Armored Vehicle Teaming with UAV

March 29, 2021 @ 09:24 AM

Turkish firm FNSS has tested a teaming concept between an unmanned M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) with an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). FNSS Unmanned Land Vehicles Technical Leader Cankat Aykurt said during a presentation last week that tests pertaining to this teaming during a cavalry exercise has begun

Middle East, African Nations to get Robots for Defence Applications

February 25, 2021 @ 04:54 AM

Paramount Group and Sarcos Robotics have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to bring robotic systems to government and industrial customers in the Middle East and Africa. “We believe that the market opportunity to make an impact in the Middle East and Africa is significant, and we look forward to...

Elbit Demos “HattoriX” Fire Support System to Eight European Countries

January 18, 2021 @ 12:28 PM

Elbit Systems recently demonstrated its “HattoriX” artificial intelligence based fire support system to eight Western European countries signaling a possible sale to these nations. HattoriX is a passive/active target acquisition systems that uses Artificial Intelligence to enable Forward Observers and similarly tasked tactical teams to close sensor-to-shooter loops with three intuitive touches on a screen: a touch to acquire the target, a touch to issue the precise target coordinates, and a touch to send all of the target information to the fire systems

Chinese Army Debuts Reconnaissance-Attack Robot

January 8, 2021 @ 05:47 AM

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Eastern Theater Command showcased a new tank-like reconnaissance robot during exercises held at the beginning of the year. During the exercises, the operation team arrived at the frontline via assault vehicles, the reconnaissance team used the robot to conduct reconnaissance on hostile outposts, the drone team used drones to conduct aerial surveillance, and the advance team seized control of high points and guided attacks on key hostile targets, China Central Television (CCTV) reported on Wednesday

Russia Tests Modular Unmanned Ground Vehicle Prototype

December 31, 2020 @ 02:26 PM

The Russian militarys advanced research agency said it has tested a prototype of Marker, a new modular unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) in snow-covered Chelyabinsk region recently. The wheeled unmanned platform autonomously trekked up a 30km path during the test, Russian Foundation for Advanced Research Projects said in a

Russian Army Tests Artificial Intelligence Equipped Target Robots

December 21, 2020 @ 04:27 AM

Artificial intelligence (AI) based mobile target robots that dodge shooters bullets have been tested for the first time in Patriot Park shooting range near Moscow. The AI-based robots are dressed as soldiers and carry dummy guns

US Army Tests Armed MUTT Robotic Mules

December 2, 2020 @ 08:32 AM

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Rheinmetall Unveils its New Mission Master – Armed Reconnaissance System

November 24, 2020 @ 10:31 AM

Rheinmetall's Mission Master Autonomous - Unmanned Ground Vehicle (A-UGV) family has just gained a new member: the Mission Master – Armed Reconnaissance. Equipped with intelligence-gathering technology and a Rheinmetall Fieldranger remote-controlled weapon station (RCWS), the new Armed Reconnaissance module is designed to collect tactical intelligence in the area of operations while providing frontline fire support whenever necessary

Rheinmetall Mission Master UGV to Join 2Yr Dutch Army Trials

November 11, 2020 @ 04:36 AM

Rheinmetalls Mission Master robotic vehicle will join a two-year Concept Development & Experimentation programme of the Dutch Army. The Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) Unit of the 13th Light Brigade is running a multi-year Concept Development & Experimentation (CD&E) programme to pave the way for an operational unit

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