Transformers-behind: IDF robots become smarter.

כלי רכב בלתי מאויש בגבול עזה. צילום ארכיון: דובר צה”ל

Robots and Humanoids, an unmanned underwater and 3-d mapping, real-time Administration for the development of weapons and technology infrastructure (FA) has introduced the next generation in robotics

תאריך: 22/05/2013, 20:00    
מחבר: רותם פסו, אתר צה”ל

The future is here: this week (Tuesday) held at Tel Aviv University Conference hosted by Yuval Ne’eman workshop for science and technology, which
Discusses the field of Robotics and its use as a tool of war. Among the speakers were senior officers from the development of weapons and technology infrastructure (FA).

In dealing with Robotics, security service, gave Chief Lt. Col. about robotics
An overview of FA, the Mainland in robotics and illegal vehicles staffed (multi) in use. “Our systems are running in tandem with existing weapons systems in order to increase the operational capabilities of our forces, and to allow mainland to achieve superiority,” Army Lieutenant Colonel about the objectives of robotics. During his speech, introduced various combat scenarios in which it is possible to use an unmanned vehicles. “One of the trends is for instance opening axes threatened or in the presence of IEDs, and very natural that much by an unmanned systems,” explained head Robotics and added that “was able also to observe and dangerous points, and attract some of the tactics.”

Coming soon: the application of advanced technologies in an unattended vehicle.

In urban warfare scenarios, which had to adjust, you must as a considerable role. “The robots sometimes before powers open challenges narrow hinge and helpful the logistical aspect too. A robot can help a soldier to carry his load, so you can battle baikalao comment, “Lieutenant Colonel about.

Currently operate an unmanned systems mainly in the southern command, and set up autonomous. “-כ”סמי “These tools run on complex network of permanent delegates,
Over 90% of the time it takes place without running, “noted head robotics.
The company is used as a lookout on the wall, and this system has been operating for more than four years in the border area. The IDF used as a “loyal partner” and now hope to upgrade it. “We are aiming to get an assignment system
By posting on a map available to operator and define coarse tool drive corridor, “he said adding that” izzoid tool on obstacles detection sensors, cameras and other measures, and to detect obstacles on and around them. Today, this ability exists academically and theoretically, and soon will be translated into military systems.

Meanwhile, the IDF there are also robots designed to dismantle explosives.
These tools identify the charges and can eliminate and remove them. “These steps are performed in order to open the road for free and safe movement of combat forces,” explained head robotics. During this operation, the system required advanced capabilities such as three dimensional mapping in real time, identify obstacles and paths – to a minimum involvement of the operators, so that they can evacuate to other tasks.

The field of Robotics is not just about a full range of developments, but also Assembly of smart war measures. “There is a project going on with potential large applications, we have a special system of this APC to achieve certain capabilities also
Tools that have martial fitness, said Lt. Col. Gabby.

Which agers talking about robots and Humanoids.

The IDF is considered one of the most advanced armies in wide scale, particularly in the integration of technology with practical and systemic vision. Today, the IDF’s technological infrastructure for such developments. “We have one significant advantage – easy to fit all
The factors involved to one room to focus the action “, presented Lieutenant Colonel about. He still requires further work on consciousness, but “interesting twists army
And safety in this field.

At the head of protection, & cognition in FA of Professor Doron Fleur-de-lis. During a lecture presented to the participants of how body confidence in Israel
In international competitions, and accomplishments in this field. According to him, the vehicle models are more complex world the aircraft models. “The ground is just plain
But complex. There are a lot of obstacles and it requires a high level of analysis and treatment of different scenarios, “explained Professor Lily.

Israel consistently participates in competitions of the American Government agency DARPA (Defence Research Projects Agency Adavanced), subordinate to the American Defense Department and technology Israel Army’s u.s. success a series of tryouts for participating companies specializing in the development and production of electronic systems and advanced weapons. “Today talking about a lot of ambitious projects like an unattended tools underwater robots and ominoaidim (r. p.-Humanoids),” said Professor Lily.

At the end of 2012 the DARPA Agency on another ambitious competition according Prof. Lily sounds “almost like science fiction. In partnership with the FA and other organizations established Israeli team eight five subgroups, and is one of 20 teams that will face examinations. The competition involves a series of complex tasks, “Fukushima” scene. The robot open each group to perform the following tasks: normal driving vehicle and, entering the building is covered with debris, rubble removal and opening the door of the building, locate the scale on the first floor and climb to the second floor.
On the second floor have the robot to go up against the wall, breaking it and enter the hall full of pipes. Leaky pipe, Hall finds it has to change – and thus complete the desired task. Six teams take the SATS will be awarded funding to develop the robot, worth millions of dollars.

Translated from Hebrew

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