Gladiator Tugv

USA Carnegie Mellon University UGV
Region:  USA and Canada    Country:  USA    Category:  UGV    Company:  Carnegie Mellon University   
Gladiator Tugv
Manufacturer: Carnegie Mellon University National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) User: US Marine Corps Status: prototypes Background: a USMC programme to develop an armed, armoured UGV. It carries a range of sensors and weapons, a light vehicle obscurant smoke system and antipersonnel obstacle breaching system. The Robotic Systems Joint Project Office is co-ordinating requirements with Marine Corps Combat Development Command but the programme was unfunded in December 2007 Characteristics: size (LxWxH): 80x51x60in, weight: 2,800lb, payload: 400lb Performance: endurance: 24hr against realistic mission profile Control: LoS teleoperation up to 1 nm Current Payloads: pan/tilt/zoom day/night video camera, integrated position-locating system, laser rangefinder, acoustic detection system, anti-tampering/handling devices, anti-personnel/obstacle breaching system, 7.62mm M240G medium machine gun, 5.56mm M249 squad automatic weapon, Shoulder-launched Multi-purpose Assault Weapon, light vehicle obscuration smoke system, automatic chemical agent detection alarm, AN/VDR-2 nuclear detection system, multi-purpose cart Planned Payloads: mine detection capabilities, mine-proofing (anti-personnel), lane marking, urban breaching, tactical casualty evacuation, combat resupply, counter-sniper activities, communications relay



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