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DSEI: Milrem displays new versions of THeMIS and reveals plans for larger UGV

15th September 2023 - 08:00 GMT | by Damian Kemp in London


The THeMIS Combat system has been purchased by the Netherlands in a different configuration under a special waiver from the EU which is required for an armed UGV. (Photo: author)

Milrem Robotics has now supplied more than 100 of its Tracked Hybrid Modular Infantry System (THeMIS) hybrid UGVs including approximately 15 for service in Ukraine. Lessons learned are continuing to inform the platform’s development, according to the company.

The TheMIS UGV has also been sold to Australia, Estonia, France, Germany, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Spain, the UK, the USA and other countries in a range of variants. Company chief sales officer Patrick Shepherd said these customers have also helped further development of the platform.

At DSEI the company was showing the two latest iterations of the system, THeMIS Combat and THeMIS Observe.

Observe was described by Shepherd as a proof of concept but in service and the company’s home country of Estonia is ‘looking at something similar with different systems'.

‘We are showing it at DSEI with

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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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