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IDEF 2021: Havelsan hopes Digital Troops will transform battlefield networking

23rd August 2021 - 17:30 GMT | by Tayfun Özberk in Istanbul

Havelsan's new networked system concept for infantry combines training, exoskeletons and integrated unmanned systems.

Turkish defence company Havelsan introduced its new Digital Troops concept at IDEF, which merges soldiers, platforms and advanced technology in one network on the battlefield.

'The goal of this project... is to help unmanned aerial vehicles and unmanned ground vehicles work together using swarm and team autonomous systems. It has developed a system that allows UAVs and UGVs to work together in the field to give support to our security forces.' said Muhittin Solmaz, deputy general manager of Havelsan, during a press conference.

Three key principles underpin the Digital Troops idea.

Havelsan's military training and simulation technologies are the first …

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