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DSEI 2021: Centaur makes overseas debut

8th September 2021 - 09:00 GMT | by Melanie Porter in London

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Centaur UGV. (Photo: Teledyne FLIR)

Teledyne FLIR hopes to attract interest from NATO and Five Eyes militaries in US-developed UGV.

Teledyne FLIR will display its Centaur UGV at DSEI 2021 in London from 14-17 September — the first time that the UGV will be seen in public outside the US.

David Viens, ex-US Army officer and VP for business development at Teledyne FLIR Unmanned Integrated Solutions, told Shephard: ‘The UGV was originally designed for the US Army as part of the MTRS Inc II [Man Transportable Robotic System – Increment II] programme of record in 2017 to outfit every single EOD and CBRNE engineer with a Centaur platform’.

The platform has since been adopted by all four US armed

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Melanie Porter

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Melanie Porter is a UGV specialist based in the UK.

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