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DSEI 2021: Rafael showcases AI-enhanced battle management for armoured vehicles

15th September 2021 - 10:45 GMT | by Samuel Beal


Rafael Advanced Defense Systems showcases AI-powered situational awareness at DSEI. (Photo: Sam Beal)

​Retrofittable AI ‘brain’ transforms armoured vehicles to cope with the demands of modern urban warfare, says Israeli manufacturer.

Rafael unveiled for the first time its AI-enhanced Next Generation Combat Vehicle Suite (NGCV-S) at DSEI in London on 14-17 September.

Brimming with a smorgasbord of sensors, cameras, augmented reality (AR) and drones —tied together by a web of AI algorithms — NGCV-S is envisaged by Rafael as a retrofit solution to transform armoured vehicles into lethal and survivable platforms for a congested era of urban warfare.

Speaking to Shephard, Bar Oriol, head of marketing and business development at Rafael, explained that the AI-enhanced NGCV-S would effectively act as the vehicle’s nervous system, connecting disparate weapons systems and

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Samuel Beal


Samuel Beal

Samuel Beal is a contributor to Shephard Media and is currently reading for a master’s …

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