Łukasiewicz-PIAP Institute Robot Patrolowo Przenośny (RPP) 1806 engineer unmanned ground vehicle (UGV)
Łukasiewicz-PIAP Institute Robot Patrolowo Przenośny (RPP) 1806 engineer unmanned ground vehicle (UGV)

Polish Army Receives First Batch of RPP Unmanned Ground Vehicle

The Ministry of National Defence Republic of Poland and manufacturer Łukasiewicz-PIAP Institute announced that the Polish Army (Wojska Lądowe) received its first Robot Patrolowo Przenośny (RPP) 1806 engineer unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) on 2 March. The first batch of 18 RPP UGVs will be delivered to the 2nd Masovian Military Engineer Regiment by the end of the 2020. The remaining 17 are to be delivered in 2021. The contract is valued at 80.74 million PLN (USD20.9 million).

Łukasiewicz-PIAP Institute Robot Patrolowo Przenośny (RPP) 1806 engineer unmanned ground vehicle (UGV)
Łukasiewicz-PIAP Institute Robot Patrolowo Przenośny (RPP) 1806 engineer unmanned ground vehicle (UGV). Photo: Przemysłowy Instytut Automatyki i Pomiarów

Robot Patrolowo Przenośny (RPP) 1806 engineer unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) that will support EOD/IED mission to remove hazardous loads and materials will be delivered complete with sensor for visual reconnaissance of objects and items, mine and hazardous material detection devices, mass destruction weapon usage sensors and toxic chemicals usage sensor, including explosives launcher for remote neutralization. Tracks and electric drive allows RPP to operate both in urban and rugged terrain.

Łukasiewicz-PIAP Institute Robot Patrolowo Przenośny (RPP) 1806 engineer unmanned ground vehicle (UGV)
Łukasiewicz-PIAP Institute Robot Patrolowo Przenośny (RPP) 1806 engineer unmanned ground vehicle (UGV). Photo: Przemysłowy Instytut Automatyki i Pomiarów

On 27 November, the Industrial Institute for Automatics and Measurements (PIAP) signed a contract with the Armament Inspectorate of Poland for 35 Mobile Reconnaissance Robots that will support Polish explosives engineers. The ceremony was attended by Jadwiga Emilewicz, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Technology, Mariusz Błaszczak, Minister of National Defence and professor Piotr Szynkarczyk, Director of the Industrial Institute for Automatics and Measurements (PIAP).

Łukasiewicz-PIAP Institute Robot Patrolowo Przenośny (RPP) 1806 engineer unmanned ground vehicle (UGV)
Łukasiewicz-PIAP Institute Robot Patrolowo Przenośny (RPP) 1806 engineer unmanned ground vehicle (UGV). Photo: Przemysłowy Instytut Automatyki i Pomiarów

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