U.S. Army To Test Remote-Controlled Combat Vehicles

The United States Army has announced that it will be conducting live-fire tests of armored robotic vehicles starting next year. The new Robotic Combat Vehicles will be put through tests that are designed to showcase the technologies that will eventually make their way into the vehicles that actually go into combat in the future. The robotic vehicles are based on the M113 armored personnel carrier. Soldiers will be able to control them from a vehicle called the Mission Enabler Technologies-Demonstrators which is essentially an upgraded Bradley Fighting Vehicle. These vehicles will have cameras and a remote turret which the crew will be able to control using touchpanels.The first tests will begin at Fort Carson in Colorado next March. They will include a pair of MET-Ds with four robotic vehicles. Each of the former will be controlled by a driver, a gunner, and four soldiers who will in turn control a pair of robotic vehicles to assess platoon-level maneuvers. The Combat Capabilities Development Command’

U.S. Army To Test Remote-Controlled Combat Vehicles

Soldiers are slated to test two MET-Ds and four robotic combat vehicles for the first time in 2020 (via Sean Kimmons/U.S. Army) The U.S. Army will start ...

Mon 15 Jul 19 from Geek.com

US Army to test robotic combat vehicles in 2020

The US military is about to try using robotic vehicles in a more aggressive fashion -- the Army will start testing robotic combat vehicles in 2020. Soldiers in two modified Bradley ...

Sun 14 Jul 19 from Engadget

U.S. Begins Testing Armored Robotic Vehicles Next Year

The United States Army has announced that it will be conducting live-fire tests of armored robotic vehicles starting next year. The new Robotic Combat Vehicles will be put through tests that ...

Sun 14 Jul 19 from Ubergizmo

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