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IAI fixes its gaze on ground robotics

27th March 2020 - 11:00 GMT | by Arie Egozi in Tel Aviv


Increasingly, planners with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) aim to shield soldiers from danger if an unmanned system is a very capable replacement ­– or even a better alternative in all circumstances.

Consequently, the slow but steady integration of robotic systems into fighting units is an answer to a major IDF operational requirement.

This creates a challenge and an opportunity for industry. Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), for example, recently realigned its business structure to lend more emphasis to development of ground robotic systems. 

A Land Systems Division was formed within IAI’s ELTA Systems subsidiary so that robotic land systems development

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Arie Egozi


Arie Egozi

Born in Israel, Arie Egozi served in the IDF and holds a political science and …

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