The program is not meant to produce a new vehicle, but focuses on automation and automatic maneuvering, artificial intelligence (AI) and more.
TEL AVIV – A version of the F-35 pilot’s helmet in a fighting ground vehicle ? The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have decided to give their armored combat vehicles capabilities like that in fast – moving ground forces equipped with sensors and weapons to win the ground battle quickly and decisively. Breaking Defense reports. Continue reading original article.
The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:
6 Aug.2019 — The Carmel concept has already been briefed to the U.S. Army. Development of the system has reached a stage where the components have been developed and are being integrated on the combat vehicles.
The program is not meant to produce a new vehicle, but focuses on autonomous and automatic maneuvering, artificial intelligence (AI) and more. Carmel was launched three years ago as a multi-year program to upgrade the IDF’s combat vehicles, producing an agile, effective, innovative, compact, easy-to-maneuver vehicle at relatively low cost.
Elbit Systems developed the Iron Vision see-through helmet mounted display, based on the technology the company developed for the F-35 fighter jet. The concept included autonomous capabilities and artificial intelligence for decision making and targeting with increased speed and accuracy.
This article by John Keller originally appeared in Military and Aerospace Electronics in 2019.