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Polaris proposes MRZR for SMET

26th September 2017 - 16:25 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London

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Polaris will throw its hat into the ring for the US Army’s Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET) programme with an optionally-manned MRZR.

The offering, known Team Polaris MRZR X, will bring together unmanned systems technology from ARA and autonomous systems behaviour from Neya Systems.

This could pit Polaris against other established OEMs positioning for SMET, including Lockheed Martin with its Squad Mission Support System (SMSS), Qinetiq’s Titan UGV, General Dynamics’ Multipurpose Unmanned Tactical Transport (MUTT) and Roboteam's Probot.

‘The MRZR X provides a modular, multi-mission platform for the US Army’s SMET program to provide squad overmatch, no

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