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Unmanned Systems Asia 2019: Singapore OPFOR robot ready for battle

6th April 2019 - 08:35 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore


ST Engineering has developed an autonomous robotic targetry system to enhance training realism and manpower. Known as the Force on Robotic Target (FORT), it consists of target and shoot-back systems mounted on a robotic platform.

ST Engineering said robotics in urban training enables human resources to be freed up for blue-force training and to reduce time wastage. Robots also ensure consistent OPFOR performance.

The robotic base features 3D mapping of its environment, enabling autonomous movement indoors and outdoors. FORT applications include urban close-quarters engagement to train soldiers in room clearance and door entry procedures, as well as interactive field engagement

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Chen Chuanren


Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is Shephard’s Singapore correspondent, covering primarily land and sea systems. He served in …

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