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Companies ready robotic combat vehicle proposals for US Army

12 November 2019

A handful of vendors are slated to deliver their light and medium robotic combat vehicle (RCV) proposals to the US Army in the coming days.

Over the year, the service has been laying the groundwork for RCV-light (RCV-L) and RCV-medium (RCV-M) competitions and in recent weeks invited several companies to submit their proposals.

“We will then use these purpose-built vehicles to further test manned-unmanned team concept at the company level,” an army spokesperson told Jane’s in an 11 November email. “Based on what we learn from the soldier experiment in March and the company level experiment, the army will make a decision on how to proceed on integrating unmanned vehicles into ground combat operations.”

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