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Australia robotises M113AS4 APCs

3rd September 2019 - 09:21 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


BAE Systems Australia is developing an autonomous version of the M113 armoured personnel carrier (APC) on behalf of the Australian Army as part of a demonstration project that will show how soldiers could be kept out of harm’s way on future battlefields.

It is transforming two M113AS4 APCs into optionally manned vehicles using indigenous technologies, with the work taking place at the company’s facility in Edinburgh Parks near Adelaide.

Potential uses for the unmanned M113AS4s are intelligence collection and logistics.

The OEM stated in a press release that the work will be completed by October 2019. This clearly means that

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

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

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