Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Robotic Weapon System gives helicopters hidden firepower

When we hear about military robots, it usually evokes images of Terminator-like killing machines, but it can also mean robotic systems designed to help soldiers concentrate on the job at hand. Case in point is Israel-based Duke Airborne Systems’ Robotic Weapon System (RWS). Unveiled at the Eurosatory defense industry show in Paris, the system billed as a “first-of-its-kind” is a concealable robotic gunnery module that allows utility helicopters to fly into hostile territory without an armed escort. .. Continue Reading Robotic Weapon System gives helicopters hidden firepower

Section: Military

Tags: Aircraft, Duke Airborne Systems, Helicopters, Israel, Modular, Robotic, Weapons

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