DCD Protected Mobility held a route clearance demonstration day at Gerotek outside Pretoria, where it put its Husky and Springbuck vehicles through their paces against simulated landmines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
At a base camp, DCD on 13 August set up a headquarters equipped with the Chaka command and control system and second line workshop. A route clearance convoy approached the simulated red zone, with a Husky detecting mines and IED threats. Another Husky fitted with an interrogation arm probed and dug the ground to find the mine. Next, a human operator (sapper) was sent in and laid an explosive charge that detonated the mine... [Full Story...]
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Last updated: 19 August 2019