Ukrainian Army Evaluating Capabilities of New, Domestically Developed UGVs

Ukraine Armed Forces Air Assault Force has held a demonstration of new unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) offered by top leading domestic manufacturers
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Ukrainian Army Evaluating Capabilities of New, Domestically Developed UGVs

Ukraine’s Air Assault Force has looked at adding to its inventory some of the combat capable UGV platforms produced domestically in Ukraine

At its training & testing range located outside Zhytomyr, the AAF on a recent day staged a demo of combat UGV projects being developed by companies from Kyiv, Zaporizhzhia and Lviv.

Roboneers' Ironclad UGV

The UGV platforms demonstrated were Roboneers’ Ironclad, Infocom’s Laska 2.0 and Gnom/Dwarf, and Robotics’ RSVK-M Myslyvets/Hunter.

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Ironclad has a full combat weight of 2,000 kg

The purpose of the demo was to validate and verify the UGVs’ capabilities stated by developers.

Infocom's Laska 2.0 UGV

”The best option for the soldiers in the field would be a versatile robotic platform, on which weapon systems could be mounted/dismounted as needed; and which could easily be converted for other tasks,” said AAF Commander, Lieutenant General Yevhen Moisyuk.

Laska 2.0 UGV is built on a 4-wheeler chasssis

In Ukraine, broad operational deployment of unmanned platforms is seen as a key element of the military modernization effort.

Infocom's Gnom UGV is meant to perform battlefield reconnaissance and signal relay missions

Combat capable UGVs are included for procurement into the Government Defense Acquisition Contract 2021.

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