These stealthy bikes are made for special ops

Defense-Update looks at the new generation of ultra stealthy, off-road bikes designed specifically for special ops

G-NIUS Expands Guardium Family with Logistics Carrier Variant

Israel's Unmanned Ground Vehicle's (UGV) pioneer G-NIUS is expanding its Guardium UGV family with a logistics load carrier (Guardium LS) designed to support dismounted...

Unmanned Ground Systems at the Modern Day Marine Expo

Robotics and remotely Controlled Weapons: A number of unmanned ground vehicles, remote weapon stations (RWS), panoramic vision systems and ancillary equipment were on display at...

Israel MOD Evaluates Future Concepts for Armored Warfare

Israel’s Ministry of Defense Defense Research and Development Directorate (DRDD) provided today a glimpse into the Carmel technology demonstration program, evaluating future combat vehicle technologies for the late 2020 and beyond. Rafael, Elbit Systems and IAI participated in the demonstration showcasing how each group addressed a technology approach to meet the challenge.

DARPA Seeks New Technologies for the Future Dismounted Squad

To succeed in their missions, military units must have a robust, multi-faceted picture of their operational environments, including the location, nature and activity of...

Metal Storm Introduces a Non-Lethal / Lethal Weapon System Based on Massive Multi-Barrel Version...

Metal Storm has introduced today the ‘Fury’, a new member of the ‘FireStorm’ weapon system family, designed as a High Intensity Multi-Barrel Weapon Systems, mounting up to 30 barrels, each packing up to six projectiles.

Grand Challenge UK – 2008

The final stage of the British Grand Challenge competition began Saturday 16 August 2008, on Salisbury Plain. During the three day contest, teams from...

Field testing of Aerial & Ground Robots Could Lead to Early Fielding of FCS...

The U.S. Army has accelerated testing of two Future Combat Systems (FCS) robotic prototypes, based on positive feedback from soldiers who are using early versions of...

IAI’s Ramta Introduces UGVs for Heavy Engineering Work

Another field of activity pursued by unmanned ground systems are the heavy engineer vehicles. In the past, robotic systems were implemented in such vehicles,...

AirMule: Autonomous Cargo Delivery, Beyond Line of Sight

The 'AirMule' Vertical TakeOff and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) successfully completed its first untethered flight at the Megiddo airfield in northern Israel on December 30th, the developer Tactical Robotics Ltd announced.

Weaponized RipSaw-MS2 UGV Evaluated for Convoy Security & Support

Most UGV programs are utilizing vehicles that move rather slowly and require relatively complex control, lacking effective 360 degrees situational awareness. Consequently, they can...

Ironclad UGV – BAE Systems

BAE Systems’ Ironclad UGV was unveiled at DSEI 2017. This tracked robot is designed to be small enough to negotiate tight urban environments and maintains the mobility needed for cross-country operation. It can be carried on a trailer or pickup truck or join other vehicles in a convoy.

Supacat’s Advanced Off-Road Platforms – Mobile Fires, Autonomous Hybrid Vehicle

Supacat, Rheinmetall Defence and SCISYS have partnered to showcase at DSEI 2019 the ‘High Mobility Integrated Fires Capability’. Supacat also demonstrates a hybrid, optionally manned autonomous ATMP developed in cooperation with te University of Exeter

SOFIC 2014 photo report: SOF Mobility

This photo reports highlights mobility systems for special operations forces, seen at the recent SOFIC 2014 exhibition. The report reviews a number of all terrain vehicles, remotely operated systems for land, and underwater operations, diver propulsion systems and motion augmenting devices, positioned for the future TALOS special operations warfighter suite.

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