Wireless control of RCV to extend beyond 1 kilometer

By Ethan Sterenfeld / February 11, 2021 at 1:26 PM
Radio communication between the Army's upcoming family of Robotic Combat Vehicles and human controllers would need to extend about 1.5 kilometers under current draft requirements, a service official said today. A wireless link would need to extend "within one half the maximum effective range of the control vehicle's primary direct fire weapon system in an Armored Combat Brigade Team (ABCT) while in open terrain," states a slide presented during a talk by Maj. Cory Wallace, RCV lead for the Next...

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