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DSEI 2023: Irish company Reamda develops upgradeable dual-use Casur UGV

13th September 2023 - 15:30 GMT | by Damian Kemp in London


Reamda is developing a smaller version of its Riddler tactical UGV. (Photo: author)

Reamda is designing a new SWAT version of its Riddler tactical UGV, to be designated Casur which is Irish for hammer, and designing a smaller lightweight version of its controller.

The company's Riddler UGV has achieved substantial commercial success with systems sold to the Swiss Forensic Institute for CBRNE as well as seven to the Irish Engineering Corps, two to the New South Wales Police in Australia and four to the Egyptian Armament Authority.

Four systems were sold to Ghana in 2022 and another five have been ordered by that country with discussions under way with other potential customers.

Speaking to Shephard at DSEI, Reamda managing director and chief technical officer Padraig O’Connor said 15 systems are going through production including the five for Ghana.

‘We are developing a "belly controller", [a

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Damian Kemp


Damian Kemp

Damian Kemp has worked in the defence media for 25 years covering military aircraft, defence …

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