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AUSA Global 2019: Grizzly UGV breaks cover

28th March 2019 - 15:00 GMT | by Kate Martyr


Textron's Howe and Howe displayed its bid for the US DoD’s Squad Multi Purpose Equipment Transport (SMET) programme for the first time during AUSA Global Force in Huntsville as the programme reaches its phase II conclusion.

The tracked UGV has been developed as an electric diesel hybrid platform and is configurable both for a load carrying and weaponised payloads.

Grizzly, as Howe and Howe’s RS2H1 SMET platform is named, in line with SMET programme requirements is able to accommodate a 500kg payload and can cover over 12 miles in its silent all-electric mode.

Phase II of the SMET programme will

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Kate Martyr


Kate Martyr

Kate Martyr was the Land Domain reporter for Shephard Media during 2019.

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