Dstl acquires first fleet of autonomous ground vehicle systems

Autonomous delivery of vital supplies to the front-line with improved efficiency and reduced risk to life moves another step closer to reality as the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) announces the purchase of…

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Just because you can do it doesn't mean you should. Is this really the army's priority need?
 

FakeSheikh2

Old-Salt
“Prototype Warfare”
What could possibly go wrong apart from hacking the systems?
 
Will it autonomously deliver supplies to the Armies near non existent artillery?
 
I don't suppose the RLC soldier tasked with delivering those supplies by joystick instead of driving to the front would agree with your assessment's.:(
 
Will it autonomously deliver supplies to the Armies near non existent artillery?
Only if there are no minor obstacles in its way such as a six foot wide two feet deep streams, a steep berm, trees, boulder field, steepish inclines, old river banks with a vertical wall, waddies surrounded by goat herders and so on.

But yeah, if the army finds itself yomping across miles of the falklands again and if they dont get sunk with the more useful helicopters it may be all good to assist the fat reservists to get to the front line.
 
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Slime

LE
Good news that the new vehicles are called Viking. That’s such an iconic name you would think we already had a vehicle with that name........
Oh, hang on :)
 
Good news that the new vehicles are called Viking. That’s such an iconic name you would think we already had a vehicle with that name........
Oh, hang on :)
Its an insult to all who named Viking before it.

Its a joke composite ATV suitable for some niche gamekeepers where the ground is a bit wet.
 

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