US Army Selects MRZR X for SMET Trials

US Army Selects MRZR X for SMET Trials 18 May, 2018

US Army selected Team Polaris's MRZR X multi-mode vehicle platform to be one of the robotic systems used by infantry brigade combat teams for the next year of trials as part of the Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET) program. The Team Polaris consists of Polaris Industries Inc., Applied Research Associates Inc. (ARA) and Neya Systems LLC.

Optionally-manned MRZR X is a multi-mission platform that as multiple modes of operation that span a broad spectrum from traditional operator driving, to multiple levels of autonomy, including the capability for remote control, teleoperation, follow-me, leader-follower and full autonomy. The vehicle was designed to be used as an autonomous resupply vehicle, warfighter-driven squad carrier, logistics support vehicle, rescue mission enabler and high-speed casualty evacuation vehicle. The open architecture of the vehicle enables to upgrade technology in the vehicles, integrating new sensors and software.

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