The army tests robot’s force to attack the enemy tank ditch, minefield’

A remote-controlled concept of an assault breacher vehicle and prepare to breach a barrier at the results of the Joint Warfare Assessment, 19, Of 28 of April of 2019.
(Photo Credit: Spc. Daneille Hendrix)

It thrives in heavy enemy fire, and navigating through the harsh terrain, and to move forward with the placement of the sensors and the weapons close to opposing targets, and teams of the armed forces of the robots conducted a deep attack by means of a violation” in an exercise intended to prepare the service for a new type of man-machine drone warfare.

The Military exercise between the groups of unmanned aerial vehicles, or ground bees against a mock enemy tank ditch,” and “mine”, it was part of a larger service-wide modernization effort to pave the way for a new generation of battle-one in which self-navigating drones are directly confronted with enemy fire, a high threat of a war scenario, that’s what the people in the execution of the command and control at a safer distance.

During the Military demonstration, which took place a few months ago, there was … “a soldier is in a vehicle that is” in the running for the first offense, the Commander in chief of the Army of the Futures Contract The. John Murray, told reporters.

Mr. Murray described the exercise at Yakima Training Center, Washington, dc, during which time the soldiers manned vehicles and control centers and carried out an attack at a safer distance, as a great opportunity to learn more about how organic systems will change also — and talk to the soldiers about their experience.

“In my mind, what is critical is what does it do in terms of how soldiers work, and what it does to the human-machine interface. What is cognitive load? Allows soldiers to control either four or six of autonomous vehicles?” Mr. Murray said.


The exercise, which is designed to closely replicate the conditions of a high-risk attack, shot on the 10 unmanned aerial vehicles, and 6 manned vehicles, service officials said.

“The barriers are complex objects, which included a wire, vessel wall, and a vessel in the water. It was an OPFOR (opposing force), which is emitted smoke, but the event is only linked to the violation of any of the complex obstacles,” John Jolokai, Deputy G-3, NGCV, Cross-Functional Team, the Army, the Futures Contract, told the Warrior in a written statement.

The development of the concept, as articulated by Murray, it is for the convenience of, the “cognitive load” of the commanders of the operational command and control capability in a more secure ranges are less vulnerable to enemy fire, sensor data, targeting, forward, operating, electronic warfare, or even certain types of security-audited, monitored fire systems, and can be collected and collated in order for the human decision-makers – who then spend the vital energy, the dynamic, pushing the player’s decisions. While the state-of-the art in autonomy, it is to benefit from its ability to perform critical procedural functions, and the uniqueness of human cognition and decision-making, there is still the need to solve problems, adapt to fast-changing variables, and, of course, is to make a decision on the use of lethal force in warfare.

Strategically and tactically speaking, stand-alone or robotic player takes a number of benefits, above and beyond, to allow the soldiers to work at a safer stand-off distances. Computer processing power, enhanced by the AI, its getting better and better in a position to assimilate and organize the vast number of combat-relevant information. For example, the emerging algorithms that can be followed for hours or even days of surveillance footage and identify the key moments of relevance is no different to the time-consuming human effort. This can be of crucial importance, not only because it frees up human energy for more important tasks, but because it brings a greatly increased speed, and the organization as a result of the use of sophisticated computer programs. AI, machine learning, and the work is due to the assimilation of the new information and compare it against what seems to be beyond the existing database, and the execution of millions of analytic functions in the second.


– Advanced AI that is able to perform some of the analytics in near real-time, wireless, give up the human commanders to life-saving information in the midst of the fog of war. This kind of AI-enabled, self-sufficiency can not only solve problems, but to distinguish it from the critical importance of targeting the sensor information, and fuse the various streams of input, or even to speed up the networking between land, air and naval assets are operating together in joint warfare. Along these lines, as Michael mentioned the upcoming multi-domain, war games involving the Army, Navy, and air force, senior weapons developer intended to provide for the further development of this type of approach.

Also, of critical importance for AI-directed and autonomous platforms, significantly shortening the sensor-to-shooter, and to enable the war to the commanders in order to quickly respond to the attack, rapidly evolving moving targets or incoming enemy fire. Taking into account all these variables, and the coordination of autonomous air and on the ground, drones are, by their nature, according to the Army weapons developers, which are essential for the demands of a future war.

“The Tele-operation of robots, it is a baseline of the current technology. And that’s good enough for a number of activities, but it is not enough in terms of where we want to go,” Dr. Bruce Jette, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, told reporters.

Many different types of tele-operated robots have been used in combat for a long period of time, such as Iraq and Afghanistan; the PackBot, for example, is a small, human-operated sensor is designed to be sea-high threat of forward locations and, in some cases, the use of electro-optical and seismic sensors to detect Explosives. Some of the technology used to operate this the advanced to what is referred to as a kind of “semi-autonomy”, in which the robot is still controlled by a human being is in a position to carry out certain key functions, without the need of human intervention. With this, the armed forces and the industry, the developers explain it, it was done through the use of various software upgrades. PackBots and other unmanned aerial systems, which have at times been used by the thousands in the theatre, and is credited with saving many lives in the battle.

The different types of advanced degree of autonomy, of course, that already exists, such as self-guiding, aerial drones, the Navy, and the upcoming “ghost fleet” on the coordination of unmanned surface vessels operating in tandem. Most of the species of air and sea autonomous vehicles to confront less and less and operational challenges compared with land-based, self-sufficiency. Ground warfare is, of course, is well-known to take in a lot of fast-moving variables, the site and the manoeuvring of the enemy, sometimes to a greater degree than the sky and the sea and weather conditions, – to promote the need for more advanced algorithms in some cases. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the terms and the developmental process of the air, the land and the land of autonomy and have distinct similarities; they are designed to work as part of a group of platforms to be able to share the sensor information, to collect targeting data and to a forward position, and arms — while the rest of the network with human-like decision-makers.


The Army is expected to be manned-unmanned aerial vehicles to operate together, and an autonomous drone, combat figure prominently in the future of armored combat vehicle to plan for the now-in-development next-generation infantry fighting vehicle, is referred to as an “optionally manned vehicle, and as a senior weapons developer to say that most, if not all, of the future combat vehicle will be designed to work with the surrounding ground and air drones.

Murray’s explanation of the machine’s interface is enhanced by an interesting 2015, in his essay in the “International Journal of Advanced Research in Artificial Intelligence,” points to the networks, command and control, and the ability to integrate with existing technologies are the key to the drone of human warfare.

“They (drones) will need to communicate effectively with the human component of the system and how to work within the existing command-and-control infrastructure, will be an integral part of the system,” Military Robotics: current Trends in Spatial and Extract Solutions by Peter Simon Sapaty Institute of Mathematical Machines and Systems National Academy of Sciences.

The increased use of the network of drone warfare, not only reduces the risk for soldiers, but also the decided advantage of being able to operate in more of a dis-aggregated or less, the short training with each of the drone and the soldier system as a “node” in a larger, integrated network. The scattered forces, not only to the long-range connectivity, and a better attack options, but it also reduces the strength, and vulnerability to enemy fire and, on the basis of less aggregated level.

“In spite of the variety of sizes, shapes, and orientations, and they (bees and humans) should all be compatible in order to work in dispersed, often have large physical spaces, so it falls into the category of distributed systems,” Sapaty, writes in the essay.


Also, of great importance, the Army of minds to explain it, is that a closer integration of the drone attacks of the assets, the core of the mission, which is to reduce the amount of soldiers that will be needed for certain high-risk operations.

A piece of paper in an Army of University Press publication, explains how the drones are able to “extend” the field of battle. Through the use of a drone-based systems for the control of… “less military personnel are needed for a particular mission, and the effectiveness of each and every warfighter has to be bigger. In addition to the lawyers and credit to autonomous weapon systems, with the focus on the field of battle, so fight to reach into areas that were previously inaccessible,” the essay states. (Amitai Etzioni, D. Ph., Oren Etzioni, And D., Ph.)

Murray stressed that the impact of stand-alone systems, the requirements for a future threat is so great that it is necessary to not only stay within the domain of the concept, but also to the future of Army doctrine.

The Army’s acquisition community and the Army of the Futures Contract, together with the speeding up of this kind of technological developments by means of close co-operation with the industry and the academic developers. Futures Contract, for example, is now working with the University of Texas and Texas A&M of Austin, Texas, headquarters.

Military officials say that a number of new experiments are planned for the short-term, as the ancestors of a drone, a soldier at war in violation of a demonstration is planned for 2023.

The next objective, every effort should be made in the next simulation, it is — according to mr. Murray the following:


“Tell me, how is the performance of a breach of a complex obstacle, without a single soldier within a mile or two of the injury site,” Murray said.

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