08 October 2021
by Gabriel Dominguez & Mark Cazalet
Hanwha Defense introduced on 8 October that its just lately unveiled “Intelligent, Multi-Purpose Unmanned Ground Vehicle” (I-MPUGV) prototype has begun pilot operations with the RoKA's fifth Infantry Division. (Hanwha Defense)
South Korean firm Hanwha Defense introduced on 8 October that its just lately unveiled “Intelligent, Multi-Purpose Unmanned Ground Vehicle” (I-MPUGV) prototype has begun pilot operations with the fifth
Infantry Division of the Republic of Korea Army (RoKA).
The six-wheel, artificial-intelligence (AI)-enabled automobile, which seems to be a extra superior and bigger variant of the corporate's 1.5-tonne MPUGV prototype, has been present process trials with the RoKA since 5 October, famous the corporate, including that the military will probably be testing the UGV's domestically developed remote-controlled weapon system (RCWS) in addition to the automobile's functionality to hold out remote-controlled operations and GPS-enabled autonomous driving.
The I-MPUGV prototype, which was unveiled in July, is a two-tonne-class automobile designed to assist infantry models and undertake varied duties comparable to transporting provides and ammunition, reconnaissance and surveillance, casualty evacuation, and shut fight assist.
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