US to Field IM-SHORAD, Competitor to Russian Pantsir-S1 Air Defence System by

November 6, 2020 @ 11:01 AM

The United States Army will field the Interim Maneuver, Short-range Air-defense (IM-SHORAD) starting 2023, its first direct competitor to the Russian Pantsir-S1 air defence system (ADS). “The (US) Army is investing in the interim maneuver, short-range air-defense platform to provide soldiers with 360-degree protection from unmanned aircraft systems and other low-altitude...

Textron Systems, Shield AI Collab on Military Multi-Domain Autonomy Technologies

October 14, 2020 @ 01:11 PM

Textron Systems Corporation, a Textron Inc. company, and Shield AI, today announced their collaboration in support of advanced, multi-domain autonomy for a variety of military applications

US Army Readies UGV Charging Ports for Autonomous Drone Swarms

October 5, 2020 @ 02:38 PM

The U.S Army today said a swarm of hundreds of unmanned air vehicles could soon descend on unmanned ground vehicles to autonomously recharge

Russian firm Designs Software to Control Combat Robots

August 26, 2020 @ 04:46 PM

Ruselectronics Holding, a subsidiary of state-owned Rostec, has developed a software for automated weapon control. During the ongoing Army-2020, the company demonstrated automated intelligent control system for robotic formations based on neural networks

Pakistan Seen Deploying Unmanned Ground Vehicle Near Indian Border: Media Reports

July 6, 2020 @ 09:29 AM

Pakistan Army has reportedly deployed "many" unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) near the border close to India. The UGVs are similar to Russian-made Platform-Ms, according to some media reports

Milrem Robotics-led Consortium to develop European Standardized Unmanned Ground System

June 18, 2020 @ 07:08 AM

The European Commissions European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) has awarded Milrem Robotics-led consortium €30.6 million to develop a European standardized unmanned ground system

Turkey's Havalsan Developing Herd Intelligence for Drone Swarms

June 2, 2020 @ 08:33 AM

Turkeys Havelsan is developing herd intelligence and has created an algorithm for coordinated operation of unmanned land, air and underwater vehicles. “Rather than the autonomous operation of a single vehicle, we aim to develop herd intelligence that will allow a group of vehicles to operate in a coordinated way,” Mehmet Akif Nacar, the deputy general manager of the HAVELSAN Education and Simulation Technologies Department, was quoted as saying by Anadolu Agency

UK Procures Four Rheinmetall Cargo Loading Robots

April 16, 2020 @ 02:18 PM

The United Kingdom has placed an order for four Mission Master unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) to transport cargo. "Configured for transporting cargo, these UGVs will form part of the United Kingdom's Robotic Platoon Vehicle programme

Chinese Army Introduces Armed Midget Robots

April 15, 2020 @ 07:55 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) has inducted tiny missile-loading ground robots that are armed with a machine gun. “The small robots can traverse complicated terrains, accurately observe battlefield situations and provide ferocious firepower,” the PLA Eastern Theater Command posted on its Sina Weibo microblogging account on Monday

Chinese Firm Develops Robotized Unmanned Ground Vehicle

March 2, 2020 @ 07:41 AM

A Chinese arms company unveiled its ‘Mule-200 unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) that can transport ammunition and supplies or provide fire cover. The firm, Zhong Tian Zhi Kong Technology Holdings Company displayed the Mule-200 at the Unmanned System Exhibition and Conference 2020 (UMEX2020) in Abu Dhabi last week

Rheinmetall, Partners Launch Australian Program to Build Robotic Military Vehicle

February 27, 2020 @ 09:27 AM

Rheinmetall has announced the launch of Australias Autonomous Combat Warrior (ACW) program that aims to build an automated military vehicle. The ACW project is the first Australian research and technology program