Meteor Aerospace’s newest UGV can operate in a variety of defense and homeland security missions, sustaining Israel’s position on the cutting edge of autonomous ground vehicles used for defense and intel acquisition.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Meet RAMBOW, Israel’s Meteor Aerospace’s latest unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), unveiled Monday at the AUS&R Unmanned Systems 2017 Air Show held by iHLS.
Designed with a low silhouette for a range of defense and homeland security missions, RAMBOW can participate in a variety of missions such as ground warfare, intelligence gathering and logistical supply, as well as strategic facilities and border defense, with no risk to personnel. Continue Reading »
Currently the IDF aims to deploy the UGVs (Unmanned Ground Vehicles) on its Gaza border with plans to eventually deploy them on Israel’s other borders with Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.
By James Rogers
Israel is planning to bolster its high-tech arsenal by deploying fully autonomous military vehicles along the country’s dangerous border with Gaza.
The Border Protector UGV – Photo courtesy: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit
“This is the future — the border is a very dangerous place,” an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) official told FoxNews.com, citing the threat of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), snipers, anti-tank missiles and terrorist tunnels. Continue Reading »
The Israel Defense Force is one of the most technologically advanced armies on the planet. Check out the IDF’s 5 most innovative weapons, (…at least the ones that we can tell you about) which help Israel’s soldiers on the battlefield every day.
Photos: IDF Spokesperson’s Office
1. The IDF Unmanned Ground Vehicle
The border with Gaza is one of Israel’s most tense regions. Hamas snipers, anti-tank missiles and explosives threaten IDF soldiers whose job it is to patrol the security fence on the border.
To counter these threats, the IDF has introduced the Guardium Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV), which patrols the Gaza fence around the clock. Continue Reading »