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Innovative UGVs shown at IDET

6th May 2009 - 10:17 GMT | by Peter Donaldson in Brno, Czech Republic


A first walk around at this year's IDET defence and security technologies exhibition here in Brno reveals a few intriguing UGV systems.

The University of Obrany (UNOB) was showing a number of systems, both airborne and ground based, including the TCX-G1, a small four-wheeled UGV about the size of a quad ATV sporting a pair of cameras to give it stereo vision and packing a Heckler & Koch G36 assault rifle for firepower. The orange cabling and unprotected PC box marked it as an experimental vehicle or a prototype. Vehicles like this are generally offered as part of integrated security

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Peter Donaldson


Peter Donaldson

Peter Donaldson is a contributor for Shephard Media and is based in the UK.

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