Ripsaw M5 Weapon Systems // Ground Combat Vehicles // Uncrewed Ground Vehicles

Country of Origin: USA

The Ripsaw M5 is an uncrewed ground vehicle (UGV) developed from the optionally crewed Ripsaw vehicle developed by Howe & Howe, now part of Textron. The U.S. Army has selected the Ripsaw M5 for its Robotic Combat Vehicle-Medium (RCV-M) requirement. A variant has also been offered for the service's RCV-Light (RCV-L) program (see "Variants," below, for more details). The Ripsaw M5 is a tracked design featuring a hybrid-electric propulsion system producing up to 1,600 hp. The electric...


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