Army Giving Robotic Combat Vehicles More Firepower

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Source: U.S. Army, https://api.army.mil/e2/c/images/2021/01/25/ca8aa14d/original.jpg

February 17, 2021 | Originally published by National Defense on February 5, 2021

The U.S. Army is bolstering the lethality of its fleet of robots through the integration of new weapon systems and payloads that will allow the platforms to destroy targets, take down rogue drones, and jam enemy communications. According to the article, the Army is seeking a new family of platforms known as the robotic fighting vehicle, which features three models (including light, medium, and heavy). They are working to equip the vehicle with special payloads to give better capabilities and provide more options on the battlefield to commanders.

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