Guardium Mk 1 UGV

Operator: Israel
Status: In Service
Number: 6*
Cost: $600,000
Acquired: 2008
General Specs
Country of origin: Israel
Manufacturer: G-NIUS Unmanned Ground Systems
Class: Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV)
Introduced: 2008
Combat Weight: 3086.5 lbs (1,400 kg)
Length: 9.7 ft (3 m)
Width: 5.9 ft (1.8 m)
Height: 7.2 ft (2.2 m)
Max Range: 24 hours to days of continuous operation
Engine: Heavy and standard fuels engines
Track: 4 x wheels
Max Road Speed: 31.1 mph (50 kph)
Max Offroad Speed:
Max Water Speed: Not amphibious
Crew: Autonomous
Stationary, mobile and portable command and control system
Armament: Optional remotely operated weapon systems – lethal and non-lethal
Radar/Sensors: Electo-optical/Infrared (EO/IR) camera
Hostile fire indicator (HFI)
Chemical snifters
Radio-frequency identification (RFID) interrogator
Countermeasures/Defenses: Electronic countermeasures
Missile approach warning system (MAWS)
Laser warning system
Misc Systems: Two-way audio link
Fire extinguishers


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