US Army Tests Remote-Control Javelin Anti-Tank Missile Mounted On Robotic Truck - Raytheon
Faizan Hashmi 7 days ago Tue 10th September 2019 | 06:50 PM
WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 10th September, 2019) The United States Army successfully test fired a Javelin anti-tank missile with a remote-controlled launcher mounted on a driverless robotic truck, Raytheon said in a press release on Tuesday.
Kongsberg developed the remote launcher for a Javelin Joint Venture Team, which includes Raytheon and Lockheed Martin, the release said.
The Titan remote controlled truck, was developed by QinetiQ North America and Milrem Robotics.
The Javelin is known is known as a "fire and forget weapon." Once launched, the missile takes over from the human operator by tracking and destroying a chosen target on its own, within a range of about 4 kilometers, the release said.