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Eurosatory 2022: John Cockerill brings i-X to Europe with VR shooter system

14th June 2022 - 10:45 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in Paris

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The 4t Cockerill i-X 4x4 vehicle is powered by a 750hp engine. (Photo: Norbert Neumann)

The lightweight vehicle will support an AI-based VR-based shooter system that will provide the operator with a 360-degree vision, target locking and target recognition capabilities.

John Cockerill Defense showcased its Cockerill i-X wheeled armoured vehicle in Europe for the first time on 13 June at Eurosatory 2022. The company unveiled the product on the first day of the World Defense Show in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Cockerill i-X is designed as a stealthy light armoured platform with a modular turret.

Three turret configurations are available, each of them retractable to facilitate stealth movement. One includes a 25mm automatic cannon with 120 rounds and a secondary 7.62mm machine gun; a second uses a 30x113mm automatic cannon (also with 120 rounds) plus a secondary 7.62mm machine gun; and

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