Military Embedded Systems

Autonomous, rugged UGV introduced by Milrem Robotics


February 24, 2020

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

Photo courtesy of Milrem Robotics.

ABU DHABI. Milrem Robotics, manufacturer of unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) introduced its mission-proven, fifth-generation THeMIS UGV designed to assist soldiers on the battlefield while enhancing their combat effectiveness at UMEX 2020. The THeMIS UGV has been designed with the intent to withstand harsh environments and hot climates.

According to the company, the vehicle has driven more than 1000 km during various missions in Mali, Africa, one of the toughest regions in the world.

The THeMIS UGV is in serial production and has already been delivered to France, the U.S., the U.K., the Netherlands, and Norway in logistics configuration intended to provide combat support and carry supplies with an option to integrate additional kinetic or non-kinetic payloads.

The UGV can be equipped with remote weapon systems, tethered drones, C-IED solutions, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance sensors with the possibility to mount various payloads. The vehicle also incorporates NATO STANAG standards in the vehicle’s architecture.

In addition, the UGV has been equipped with autonomous functions including point-to-point navigation, obstacle detection and avoidance, enabling it to follow dismounted troops, patrol a perimeter, provide front line resupply and evacuate casualties with minimal intervention by the operator.


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