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Rheinmetall expands UGV range with new Mission Master CTX

11th January 2023 - 16:00 GMT | by Christopher F Foss in London

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Rheinmetall Canada's Mission Master CXT 4x4 UGV, fitted with a remote weapon station armed with two 7.62mm machine guns. (Photo: author)

Rheinmetall's new 4x4 uncrewed ground vehicle (UGV) is intended for armed and unarmed missions with swappable payload modules.

Building on  experience with the earlier-generation Mission Master 8x8 uncrewed ground vehicle (UGV), which is still in production for export with sales to at least eight countries, Rheinmetall Canada has developed, using internal R&D funding, a larger and more capable UGV called the Mission Master CXT (Compact Xtreme Terrain).

This 4x4 UGV is fully amphibious at a maximum speed of up to 5km/h. It has a payload of 1t and features a continuous tyre inflation system that automatically adjusts pressure to suit the terrain being crossed.

Mission Master CTX is powered by a diesel engine coupled to a hydrostatic transmission which

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Christopher F Foss

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Christopher F Foss is an internationally recognised authority on armoured fighting vehicles, artillery and other weapon systems, …

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