Milrem, the Estonian defence solutions provider and ST Kinetics, Singapore’s leading defense systems companies came one step closer to helping support or replace soldiers on the battlefield with robots in 2016 when they successfully tested the first weaponized fully modular unmanned ground vehicle the THeMIS ADDER. With the aim to minimize human casualties and support existing ground troops the two companies have been jointly developing an armed unmanned vehicle for some time now. With the cooperation and supervision of the Estonian Defence Forces first live fire test of the vehicle were conducted. The THeMIS ADDER was equipped with a 12.7mm heavy machine gun. However the system can be outfitted with smaller and larger caliber weapons as well. The THeMIS ADDER features the first fully modular hybrid unmanned ground vehicle in the world the THeMIS and the remote weapon station ADDER from ST Kinetics. The TheMIS has a payload of 750-1000 kg, speed of 24km/h and up to 10h operation time. In addition to being a machine gun on tracks the vehicle can be used for a wide variety of applications, including remote reconnaissance platform, C-IED (Counter Improvised Explosive Device) platform, medevac vehicle and supply delivery device.