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Marker UGV receives digital twin

11th March 2022 - 14:01 GMT | by Sam Cranny-Evans in London


Russia has developed a digital twin for its Marker UGV potentially expediting development. However, the impacts of the war with Ukraine are yet to be felt by Russia’s defence industry. (Photo: Russian MoD)

Russia may be seeking ways to accelerate its UGV programmes but the Ukraine conflict could slow them down.

A report in mid-February from RIA Novosti claimed that Android Technology and Research Institute of Robotics had developed a digital twin for the Advanced Research Foundation’s (ARF’s) Marker UGV.

Marker was developed by ARF to test and experiment with the next generation of unmanned technologies and inform future Russian efforts to field combat UGVs. The digital twin will enable the ARF to model tactics and procedures as well as possible mobility limitations without risking the actual vehicle.

Digital twinning will also assist in the development of the UGV and reduce the costs associated with the development process. A digital

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Sam Cranny-Evans


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