Eurosatory 2014

Taking man out of the vehicle (ES14E3)

18 June 2014

Developer of unmanned ground systems, G-NIUS (Hall 6, Stand E621), has unveiled a hybrid unmanned ground vehicle, along with its Core Unit robotic suite, which transforms any ground transportation vehicle into an unmanned configuration.

With a low thermal signature and profile, the hybrid multipurpose vehicle (HMV) is ideal for surveillance, intelligence or homeland security missions. It can be electrically driven for a noiseless ride or fitted with a combined electric/diesel motor for long-distance travel. According to G-NIUS, both motor options allow the HMV to carry heavy loads up to 1.2 tonnes. Personnel requirements can be reduced thanks to its low-level control system.

The HMV was designed to mount a stabilised weapon station from Elbit. It comes with all systems necessary for defence, intelligence and surveillance, including mission computer, navigation unit and power distribution unit. While carrying a day-night thermal camera, rear and side cameras and a comms system, it can be fitted with optional obstacle avoidance and optical surveillance sensor systems.

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