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Proving Ground Surface

Unmanned Ground Vehicle Test Area

The unmanned ground vehicle test area is designed for the development of UGVs in a safe, secure and controlled setting. It is suitable for remotely operated and autonomous applications, allowing for non-line of sight, obstacle detection system and ground penetrating radar testing. It can also be used for UGV operator training.

Key features of this military proving ground include:

  • Test hills
  • Positive and negative obstacles
  • Complex bend radii
  • Non-line of sight testing
  • Urban area
  • Fully integrated elevated control room with line of sight of the whole UGV proving ground

Applications

  • Test and development of UGVs in a safe and secure setting
  • Suitable for remotely operated and autonomous applications
  • Non-line of sight tests
  • Obstacle detection systems
  • GPR testing

Facility Description

  • Main circuit constructed of crushed concrete
  • Elevated test area constructed of crushed stone
  • Large concrete surface for vehicle manoeuvres and lane change tests
  • Small test hills
  • Wading pool
  • Office and comfort facilities located on-site

Unmanned Ground Vehicle Test Area

23 UGV Test Area website