The Analytical Review of the Condition of Heavy Class Military and Dual-Purpose Unmanned Ground Vehicle
Transport Scientific and Educational Centre, Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University, named after R.E. Alekseev, Russia
The purpose of this article is the evaluation of the actual condition of heavy (weight more than 700 kg) military robotics and dual-purpose robotics in the world. The extensive review of the world market of heavy class military unmanned ground vehicle was made. All reviewed robots are used at present time or exist like prototypes. All robots were systematized by most important technical characteristics. In the closing of article the analysis of the reviewed heavy class dual purpose UGVs are presented. Based on the analysis the conclusion about actual condition of the heavy military robotics and dual-purpose robotics was made. Also the most promising ways and tendencies of development are representeds.
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