General Dynamics Land Systems, maker of the Abrams tank and the Stryker armored fighting vehicle, is teaming up with Kairos Autonomi, a company whose kits can turn virtually anything with wheels or tracks into a remote-controlled car.
Kairos seat robot that works a car’s controls just as a human would, and can be installed in about 20 minutes. The other leaves the seat free but takes several hours to install. No, it’s not autonomous driving — but it is here today and the military can put it on vehicles it already owns.
Pronto 4 Uomo
The simplicity of the Pronto4
The military has already installed Kairos kits on disposable vehicles to create moving targets for shooting practice. But GDLS is now working to fit them onto heavier combat vehicles
SOURCES – Defense One, Kairos Autonomi, Youtube
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