Hyundai Rotem displayed the HR-Sherpa unmanned ground vehicle on the Republic of Korea armed forces day.
Developed by the South Korean company Hyundai Rotem, the new unmanned ground vehicles were exhibited on September 28 at the 72nd anniversary of the Republic of Korea Armed Forces Day event held at the Special Forces Command in Icheon city, Gyeonggi province.
Hyundai Rotem said on September 28 that two of the HR-Sherpa unmanned ground vehicles led a cortege, including wheeled armored vehicles used by the South Korean army, and were also used to support security operations at the venue.
HR-Sherpa Unmanned Ground Vehicle
The HR-Sherpa unmanned ground vehicle is a 600 × 1.800 multi-purpose dual-use unmanned ground vehicle with a weight of 6 kg including 6 kg payload. Powered by an electric motor, the vehicle can turn on its own axis. The IKA offers 5 hours of use with a cruising speed of 6 km / h and can reach speeds of 10 km / h to 40 km / h depending on the road and terrain conditions.
The vehicle has been developed with airless tire technology that allows the unmanned ground vehicle to remain mobile despite tire damage. The vehicle can be equipped with the Hyundai Wia Remote Control Weapon System (RCWS) for reconnaissance missions. IKA offers the opportunity to perform other tasks such as fire support, logistics, medical evacuation and security.
Hyundai Rotem is a South Korean company producing railway vehicles, defense products and facility equipment. It is part of the Hyundai Motor Group. Hyundai Rotem railways division supplies a variety of railway vehicles, including electric trains, high-speed trains, locomotives, coaches and freight wagons, not only domestically but also to 35 countries worldwide. Manufactures various electrical systems including assembly of basic electrical equipment for railway vehicles and train control systems, motors, control systems and auxiliary power units.
The company in Turkey in July 2006 joint EUROTEM Inc. established his company. The company produces a variety of high-speed train and tram sets and rail vehicles in Turkey. He has realized projects such as Adana, Istanbul metro and İzmir tram line in our country. Hyundai Rotem Defense division provides the research and development, design, production and maintenance of various land vehicles and systems needed in line with the needs of the Republic of Korea Army (ROKA). Hyundai Rotem manufactures unmanned ground vehicles such as K1A1 and K2 Black Panther main battle tanks, wheeled and tracked armored personnel carriers and HR-Sherpa.