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Roboteam Demonstrates the Rooster Drone-Robot
Military robotics expert Roboteam is developing a hybrid air/ground drone robot system called ROOSTER, that mimics the flying of a male chicken. Its capability to fly over a short distance enables the Rooster to get around obstacles and reach vantage positions, like moving from a street to a rooftop in a short time.
Robot Mounted GroundEye Sensor Set to Combat Hidden IEDs
Raytheon UK and Estonian UGV developer Milrem unveiled at Eurosatory an IED detection platform based in Raytheon UK GroundEye sensor system, integrated on the THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) developed by Milrem.
RoBattle – A New Robot to Spearhead Combat Formations in Battle
IAI is introducing the RoBattle, a new combat robot it has developed. A member of a growing family of Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) that...
ST Kinetics Pursueing Combat Robotics, with Foreign UGV Developers
Singapore Technologies Kinetics is highlighting at the Singapore Airshow two unmanned ground vehicle systems (UGV) demonstrating robotics applications of combat systems - the Israeli Amstaff and Estonian TheMIS.
Russian Military to Test Combat Robots in 2016
In the next 10 years about 30 percent of the Russian combat power will consist of remotely controlled and robotic platforms. Uran-9, unmanned BMP-3, obstacle breaching and demining flail robot are among the new systems covered here.
Ultra-Capacitor-Powered Robot Debut at DSEI 2015
A new UGV introduced by the Estonian company MILREM made its international debut at DSEI 2015. The multipurpose robot was developed as a universal platform, supporting a wide range of military and first response applications.
MTGR Robot Joins the Polish Army
Poland has selected the MTGR to equip its ground forces with 50 man portable reconnaissance robots as part of ‘Project Tarantula.’ The man-portable Mini-UGV was developed and produced by RoboTeam, an Israeli specialist in ground robotics.
Preview: Israel’s live robotics display at AUS&R
Israel's latest drones and robots are on display this week at the AUS&R event. Held for the second year, AUS&R has become the showcase of Israel's unmanned systems industry and operators.
Airshow China Photo Report – Robotics
Sharp Claw 2 wheeled 6x6 UGV, an unmanned platform designed for combat recce, patrol, assault and transport missions. The system is designed to move...
AUSA 2014 – Robotics Photo Report
Reporting from the U.S. Army expo in Washington, Defense-Update team picked a number of interesting new robotic systems and capabilities on display at AUSAa 2014.
Better situational picture with TacSA
Roboteam has introduced new systems designed to assist dismounted forces in inspection and security of urban and complex areas, using networked robotic, unmanned and unattended systems.
Special review: Israel’s largest defense technology display at Eurosatory 2014
Israel's participation at the Eurosatory defense exhibition this year was the largest ever. This review covers many of the highlights displayed at the Israel national pavilion organized by SIBAT, Israel's defense export directorate.
Operating robots underground
As robots are assuming part of the roles performed by human operators, particularly in dangerous missions, it is obvious they will be used in subterranean environments. However, denied the basic attributes necessary for its operation - navigation, guidance and communications - most military robot are still awaiting some technological solutions when tasked with missions underground
Driverless Convoy Roam through S.C. Test Range at 40mph
The second test of the Autonomous Mobility Appliqué System (AMAS) system doubled the length and speed of convoys, the next milestone this summer will be a six-week Operational Demonstration where Soldiers and Marines will assess the system benefits in realistic convoy operations