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Milrem Robotics to test Type-X RCV by September

29th May 2020 - 15:30 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira


Estonian company Milrem Robotics plans to start testing its Type-X Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) by September 2020. This unmanned ground system was designed to support mechanised units and provide enhanced protection and survivability.

Milrem’s CEO, Kuldar Väärsi, told Shephard that the RCV will improve situational awareness and increase reaction speed of ground forces. In addition, it will reduce the logistics footprint and manning requirements.

The Type-X will be capable of performing dangerous tasks in denied areas, resulting in a reduced risk to troops, according to Väärsi. The robotic platform can operate alongside manned AFVs or infantry forces.

‘The robotic systems

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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