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Farnborough 2010: BAE Systems develops new autonomous mule

21st July 2010 - 14:05 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Farnborough


BAE Systems is pitching an autonomous load-carrying vehicle to the UK Ministry of Defence through a self-funded programme called the Multi-Operated All-Terrain Vehicle (MOATV).

Speaking to Unmanned Vehicles at the Farnborough International Air Show, company representatives said the ‘proof of concept' programme aimed to prove the maturity of the MOATV technology, which can be applied to any vehicle, as well as examine how such a platform might be used by dismounted troops.

The MOATV is designed to ‘reduce the burden on the dismounted soldier' and can either be operated by a remote control or instructed to act semi-autonomously in a

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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