The modular THeMIS mini-tank may be no matter you want it to be

The modular THeMIS mini-tank can be whatever you need it to be

Estonian protection contractor Milrem debuted its modular unmanned floor car, dubbed the THeMIS (Tracked Hybrid Modular Infantry System), on the Singapore Airshow on Wednesday. The THeMIS is principally a distant-managed platform on tank treads. It may be simply modified for any variety of totally different missions, like fight, engineering, reconnaisance or Search and Rescue.

“Unmanned techniques will play a big position within the improvement of army capabilities in future,” Milrem CEO Kuldar Väärsi stated in a press release. “Inside the subsequent 10 years, we’ll see sensible floor techniques complimenting the human troops throughout joint missions. We’re excited to be in cooperation with ST Kinetics for THeMIS ADDER [the weaponized version shown above], and we’re positive that this common UGV idea will successfully complement defence capabilities on a battalion degree.”

Milrem developed the THeMIS system along side the Estonian Nationwide Defence School. It’s already present process area testing and is predicted to be prepared for manufacturing by the top of the yr.