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Mission Master UGV fitted with new weapon payload

20th March 2019 - 11:07 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Overberg


Rheinmetall Canada showcased a new weaponised configuration of its Mission Master UGV during the Ammunition Capability Demonstration event held in South Africa at the Denel Overberg Test Range. The UGV was fitted with a Thales 70mm rocket launcher.

Alain Tremblay, VP business development at Rheinmetall Defence said that the company has been in South Africa for a month completing safety qualification of the weaponised Mission Master which will take part in live-firings during the Ammunition Capability Demonstration, firing 14 unguided rockets simultaneously.

The company has also worked to integrate 50mm weapon systems, 12.7mm guns and 40mm grenade launchers, both for

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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