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IDEX 2017: Ukraine assesses armed ground robots

20th February 2017 - 06:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Abu Dhabi


The Ukrainian government is in the final evaluation stage for an armed unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) concept known as 'Fantom'.

Developed by the company Spets Techno Export (STE), and supported by Ukrainian state-owned enterprise Ukroboronprom, the UGV is making its international debut at this year's IDEX exhibition in Abu Dhabi.

The 6x6 Fantom – which has a payload capacity of around 400kg – has a potent weapon loadout for fire support missions that includes four anti-tank missiles on a stabilised platform, as well as a 12.7mm machine gun.

According to Roman Sheleng, the deputy head of contract department at

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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