AeroVironment said it has acquired German company Telerob for approximately $55 million. On May 4, the company announced it was granted clearance from the German government and bought Telerob Gesellschaft für Fernhantierungstechnik mbH (Telerob), in a $45
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...
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 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
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 working with Sarcos to deliver a version of the companys game-changing robotics, accelerating access to what are today critical technologies, specifically tailored to meet the unique needs of our customers in these regions,” said Ivor Ichikowitz, Chairman, Paramount Group
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
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
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
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