Common Dynamics European Land Programs Santa Bárbara Sistemas (GDELSSBS) and SENER Aeroespacial offered the ASCOD Autonomous Platform program to the Spanish Military through the 2E+I Discussion board, which gives a major aggressive benefit for finishing up distant or autonomous operations in a safe setting. The system gives the capability for a distant and autonomous operation and being conceived as an add-on package, it may be utilized to newly designed floor platforms or rework standard manned platforms into optionally unmanned platforms, a requirement that’s more and more in demand within the European Union and NATO for protected operations. The ASCOD Platform Autonomous program is a transparent instance of cooperation among the many Spanish Protection trade, based mostly on the technological excellence of each corporations, GDELS Santa Bárbara Sistemas and SENER Aeroespacial, to answer the wants of the Spanish Armed Forces and, on the similar time, place itself within the worldwide market in a extremely aggressive method and contributing to the export capability of the Spanish Protection sector.

On the Toledo Discussion board, GDELS-Santa Bárbara Sistemas demonstrated fixed innovation within the idea of a multipurpose platform that serves to combine superior and disruptive applied sciences right into a Community of Capabilities (ASCOD), which permits environment friendly operation and administration of vehicular methods each conventionally and autonomously or supervised autonomously. The demonstration of those new applied sciences signifies a qualitative innovation leap within the improvement of mobility capabilities that transcend the design and manufacture of armored automobiles.


The operator can drive and set the automobile in place by means of the distant handheld multifunction driver show. (Photograph Common Dynamics European Land Programs Santa Bárbara Sistemas)

The show of the ASCOD system as an optionally manned platform, on this case on rubber tracks, was carried out as a part of the dynamic demonstration held on October tenth throughout the 2E+I Discussion board on the Los Alijares Maneuvers Area (Toledo) of the Infantry Academy and throughout the framework of the Power 35 initiative of the Logistics Help Command (MALE) of the Spanish Military. The Autonomous Platform ASCOD demonstrated its capabilities in an train designed by The Legion (Spanish Legion) to open a breach in a mine discipline, one of the vital harmful missions to be carried out. From a protected and guarded place, the crew can drive and set the automobile in place by means of the distant handheld multifunction driver show. The danger publicity to the crew in such scenario is subsequently considerably lowered.

SENER Aeroespacial is accountable for the event of the platform’s real-time onboard navigation system, making certain geolocation and real-time detection, identification, and positioning of parts in its setting such because the highway, different automobiles, obstacles, indicators. The system depends on a mix of a number of sensors. The information collected by these sensors is processed in a real-time processing unit the place the merged and synergized information end in extra dependable and sturdy info than these calculated by every of the sensors independently. Superior information administration methods, info fusion, and synthetic intelligence algorithms are used within the processor to course of the pictures. This system is the results of a collaboration settlement signed by each corporations in 2021 with the purpose of growing, designing and manufacturing a modular and interoperable system for armored platforms resembling ASCOD in addition to different wheeled or tracked automobile methods.