Army completing first RCV soldier experiment this week

By Ashley Tressel / August 6, 2020 at 2:56 PM
The Army this week is concluding the first soldier operational experiment for the Robotic Combat Vehicle effort to assess how it can integrate unmanned vehicles into ground combat formations. For the experiment, which began July 5 and ends tomorrow, the service equipped a platoon-sized element of 4th Infantry Division soldiers with Mission Enabling Technologies Demonstrators (MET-D), which are robots built from refurbished M113 armored personnel carriers and Bradley Fighting Vehicle surrogate control vehicles with sensors. The Army had paused the...

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