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Eurosatory 2022: Textron M5 now available on the international market

13th June 2022 - 12:47 GMT | by Harry Lye in Paris


Textron's M5 UGV. (Photo: Textron)

The M5 has seen success in the US Army's Robotic Combat Vehicle – Medium (RCV-M) programme, and the company has delivered five vehicles to the US Army.

The Textron M5 UGV is now available to international customers without ITAR restrictions.

Based on the Textron/Howe & Howe Ripsaw vehicle, the M5 is available in both hybrid-electric and fully electric configurations and features a flat top, offering potential customers the ability to integrate their systems onto the vehicle.

Asked about international interest in the platform, Textron Land and Sea Systems SVP David Phillips told Shephard that the company had seen interest from some countries in the vehicle for low-risk missions.

Four M5s — delivered to the US Army as prototypes in the Robotic Combat Vehicle - Medium (RCV-M) programme — feature

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Harry Lye


Harry Lye

Harry Lye was Senior Naval Reporter at Shephard Media.

Harry joined the company in 2021, …

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