ORLANDO, Fla. — Lockheed Martin has developed a fire- fighting variant of its robotic six-wheeled infantry squad equipment-carrying vehicle, the Squad Mission Support System (SMSS), or Ox. Called the Fire Ox, the bright red autonomous unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) was unveiled at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) annual robotics conference and trade show May 12-15. Instead of carrying the batteries, ammunition, water and other supplies of a 9-13-man ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must be a paid subscriber to access "Lockheed Martin Turns Squad Support UGV Into Firefighter".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.