Research on the future of combat robotics on the example of Ukraine




ground combat robot, robotics, vision system, autonomous movement, neural network


The object of research is the architecture of any combat ground robot in the context of its individual systems and subsystems. The conducted research forms a transparent and clear understanding of the main logical links of a combat robot, individual technologies, and components used in the development and serial production. The paper summarizes the global experience and achievements of combat robotics and provides examples of the example of the development of teams from Ukraine. The mentioned are the main system players in this sector of defense technologies, long-term and productive activity of which resulted in the appearance of the first combat robot units in the armies of the leading countries of the world.

The author studied and presented the structural structure of any ground combat robot by the method of deduction and reproduction of functional capabilities. In the context of separate systems or subsystems of a ground combat robot recommendations on the equipment of those or other components, sensors, technologies, or their analogs and other equipment are given.

The work summarizes the experience of the head of Robotics Design Bureau LLC (Kyiv, Ukraine), associated with the attention of representatives of foreign companies and government agencies to the Ukrainian developments in this area. The leading idea of the research is the priority development of functions and algorithms of combat robots, associated with the development of vision and autonomous movement systems. Realization of these functions sharply increases the advantages of own combat robots, increases their survivability and combat efficiency, reduces dangers for operators of the equipment. Factors related to the package of impact module subsystems directly affecting the combat effectiveness of a ground robot are presented.

Compared to similar known studies on this topic, the research conducted immediately immerses the reader into the practical plane of developing a ground combat robot from the perspective of the engineer-creator, which provides quick basic knowledge and insights and inspires further exploration in this direction.

Author Biography

Ivan Kyrychenko, Robotics Design Bureau LLC

CEO, Co-Founder


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How to Cite

Kyrychenko, I. (2022). Research on the future of combat robotics on the example of Ukraine. Technology Audit and Production Reserves, 1(1(63), 6–10.



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