John Cockerill Defense Unveils Cockerill I-X Wheeled Armoured Vehicle
John Cockerill Protection presents , for the primary time on the planet, its new product known as Cockerill® i-X (“i” for “interceptor” and “X” for “modular multi-weapons system). The Cockerill® i-X is born from the merger of the technological excellence of weapon techniques and the experience of rally raid efficiency, the Cockerill® i-X symbolize a break with conventional ideas and imposes a brand new paradigm of army land operations. It’s the primary ever floor interceptor and is a breakthrough fight system for territorial protection interception: have interaction and defeat incoming threats earlier than they attain their goal. The car can be shortly transportable by Plane (aircraft, helicopter, droppable by parachute), Sea and Land (prepare, truck).
“We needed the Cockerill i-X to be a breakthrough fight system for territorial protection interception in a position to have interaction and defeat, by managed technique of drive, any incoming threats earlier than they attain their goal. The Cockerill i-X embodies the essence of the operational superiority elements to be mastered on the battlespace utilizing increased velocity, firepower, stealth and embedded intelligence. It would change the foundations of land engagement,” President of John Cockerill Protection Thierry Renaudin mentioned.
The car is able to transferring at very excessive speeds on-road and off-road (with a thermal or hybrid thermal-electric drive prepare), mild, stealthy (look administration with adaptive camouflage, and modification of IR and acoustic signature), integrating multi sensor knowledge fusion expertise (Good Helmet, on-board intelligence AI, cameras, sensors : LWS, Acoustic Gunshot detection and localization) and able to integrating a collection of efficient weapons (resembling 25mm, 30mm, Missiles, Rockets,…) relying on the risk to be neutralized, in addition to to foresee the mixing of a brand new technology of effectors. Different hanging modern facets concern the weapon system which can be utterly retractable to make sure its stealth and velocity.
The Man-Machine Interface of the Interceptor is predicated on the Cockerill ® “Good Helmet”, which is worn by the operator, and options an clever multimodal engine permitting the administration of knowledge of the weapon system and with interactions that can be visible, auditory and vocal. All this whereas guaranteeing a measured management of the cognitive load of the operator throughout his mission, through the use of an interface that can be as intuitive as potential. The interface is not seen as a passive machine however turns into clever, environment friendly, immersive and makes use of the pure interplay capabilities of the operator, in a extra bold context of use than normal (velocity of motion, multi-target, fast motion of the car).
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