Estonian Defence Forces successfully tested the first weaponized fully modular unmanned ground vehicle

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The Estonian Defence Forces successfully tested the THeMIS ADDER weaponized fully modular unmanned ground vehicle.

This unmanned vehicle was conceived by Milrem, a defense and security provider based in Estonia, who says ADDER will soon work alongside soldiers in the field.

‘Unmanned systems will play a significant role in the development of military capabilities in future,’ said Kuldar Väärsi, CEO of Milrem.

The THeMIS ADDER was equipped with a CIS 50MG. However, the system can be outfitted with smaller and larger caliber weapons as well.

«Estonians have proved many times before that we can successfully be on the forefront of innovation and the Milrem unmanned ground vehicle is a great example of that innovation when it comes to new technologies in the military field», said Lieutenant General Riho Terras, Commander of the Estonian Defence Forces. «THeMIS ADDER has great potential to put Estonia on the map of countries that provide new technologies and solutions to the modern battlefield», Terras added.

The THeMIS ADDER features the first fully modular hybrid unmanned ground vehicle in the world the THeMIS and the remote weapon station ADDER from ST Kinetics.