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ADEX 2017: Hanwha Techwin grows giant UGV

23rd October 2017 - 08:31 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Seoul

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Hanwha Techwin, one of two South Korean companies bidding for a military contract for a future UGV, exhibited its large-size 6x6 entry at Seoul ADEX 2017.

Simply called the Unmanned Ground Combat Vehicle (UGCV), it utilises a custom-designed and special-purpose chassis. After armour is added to the design in the future it will weigh approximately 5.8t.

The vehicle is powered by a hybrid engine consisting of an electric motor and small diesel engine. It can go faster, but engineers have limited its speed to 60km/h for safety reasons.

The Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) is in the market for such

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Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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