Army RCV experiments serve as 'mythbusting,' NGCV director says

By Ethan Sterenfeld / May 14, 2021 at 11:47 AM
The Army's experiments with soldiers and Robotic Combat Vehicles are "mythbusting" the ways that robots will and will not change the battlefield, Maj. Gen. Ross Coffman, the director of the Next Generation Combat Vehicle Cross-Functional Team, told Inside Defense in a May 5 interview. The myths about robotic vehicles and the future force fall into three major categories, Coffman said: the need for human soldiers, the risk to human soldiers and robot expendability. The first myth is that robots...

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