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

Denmark to Integrate Kongsberg's Protector RWS On Piranha Military Vehicles

December 10, 2019 @ 08:57 AM

Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) has contracted Kongsberg for its Protector Remote Weapon Station (RWS) for integration onto the Army's Piranha V 8x8 vehicles. The contract amounts to 270 MNOK ($29

Kongsberg to Supply Swiss Army With Protector RWS

December 3, 2019 @ 01:38 PM

Kongsberg has won a contract worth 230MNOK ($25.06 million) to supply the Swiss army with Protector Remote Weapon Station (RWS)

Russian Military to get Combat Robots by 2025

November 25, 2019 @ 06:12 AM

The Russian Armed Forces are set to receive multifunctional combat robots consisting of five machines being controlled by a single platform, by 2025. Dubbed “Marker,” the experimental platform was developed by Russian Scientific and Technology Association, Android Technology

Iran Unveils New Military Vehicles, Drone & Smart Robot

October 4, 2019 @ 07:00 AM

The Iranian military on Thursday received new, indigenously-developed military hardware including bullet-proof tactical vehicles, reconnaissance drone and smart robots. The new pieces of equipment were officially delivered to the relevant military forces during a ceremony held on October 3, Press TV

Rheinmetall Mission Master UGV Armed With Tiny Combat Drone Debuts at MSPO

September 4, 2019 @ 09:01 AM

Rheinmetall has unveiled a new version of Mission Master Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) equipped with micro combat drones to enable it to perform surgical swarm attacks, at MSPO 2019 exhibition, Poland. The drone, christened “

Rheinmetall Acquires Canada's Provectus Robotics Solutions

July 27, 2019 @ 07:01 AM

Rheinmetall has acquired 100% stake in Canada-based firm "Provectus" to expand Rheinmetalls technological capabilities in the field of robotics and autonomous driving. Automation and digitization are among the vital Group-spanning technology clusters which Rheinmetall is systematically working to expand, concentrating knowledge and capacities in order to exploit additional future growth potential

Israeli Military Demonstrates Armed Unmanned Vehicles

May 28, 2018 @ 10:48 AM

Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) has completed the first trials of Elbit Systems Drakonit's remotely controlled weapons. The trials included guns mounted on Drakonit firing at a series of targets at a distance of 1

Russian Strategic Missile Forces To Get New Remote-Controlled Mine-Clearing Vehicles In 2020

January 9, 2018 @ 11:06 AM

Russias Strategic Missile Forces are expected to receive new remotely operated combat vehicles and other advanced engineering armaments for improving manoeuvrability and survivability of mobile-based combat missile systems, in two years. The SMF formations will receive about 20 Listva remote mine clearing vehicles, and about 50 engineering support & concealment vehicles by 2020, Moscows defense ministry said Monday

South Korean Army to Resume Using K-9 Howitzer for Training

December 26, 2017 @ 10:50 AM

The South Korean Army plans to resume use of its K-9 howitzer for training "in stages" following a report that a mechanical flaw trigged an explosion of the artillery system in August which left three soldiers dead and four others wounded. A press release from the South Korean Army published in the local media mentioned mechanical flaw as the likely cause of the abrupt explosion without giving any details

Northrop Grumman to Support UK’s CUTLASS Explosive Ordnance Disposal UGV

September 26, 2017 @ 11:18 PM

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a 24-month contract by the UK Ministry of Defences Special Projects Search and Counter Measures team for in-service support of the CUTLASS Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) remotely controlled vehicle. The work, which is a continuation of the existing in-service support contract for CUTLASS, will be carried out at Northrop Grummans Coventry facility where the company provides life cycle support for all of its EOD unmanned ground systems, the company said in a statement Tuesday