View Full Version : Unmanned Vehicles? UAV or UGV?
Dec 13 2006, 18:51
Is anyone working on making any unmanned aerial vehicles or ground vehicles? (My favorites are:
Dragon Warrior (UAV fly, hover)
Vigilante (UAV, OPFrenchpoint)
Ranger (UAV, from FDFmod 1.3)
I think these are soo cool, and allow a new modern aspect of sensors and intel to the game!
Dec 13 2006, 18:59
I could only wish. We need deployable UGVs from HUMVEEs too http://forums.bistudio.com/oldsmileys/biggrin_o.gif
Dec 14 2006, 05:14
Indeed that would be nice. I'm not a modder or anything, but I can't think of any way to successfully get something like say a predator to work. I dont think the engine could handle something flying and unmanned nor a fly by remote set up.I'm not sure that the game engine could handle a pilotless vehicle. Maybe trick the game into thinking there is some kind of perma-pilot in there or something. A good thought though, definatly a challenge to mod makers.
Dec 14 2006, 12:51
There have been several UAVs in OFP that have worked very well...
FDF Mod had a great Ranger UAV and control station that worked very well in OFP. Vigilante and Dragon Warrior as well. The Fennek vehicle also had a hand-launched UAV with a control station.
There were alot and I'm hoping they'll be "translated" to Arma for use there.
Nov 20 2007, 22:07
There are plenty of uav's comming out for arma atm, (but hey, dont get me wrong, you can never have enough uavs!!!!http://forums.bistudio.com/oldsmileys/wink_o.gif, but does anyone know of any ugv's? has anyone started to work on that bomb-disabling robot (cant remember its name) present in vbs2? or howbout the mule?
edit: okay, i was thinking of the TALON Military Robots, EOD, SWORDS, and Hazmat Robots... (quick google search)
edit 2: now that I found the name, i found a post for the talon, lol.... and it looks indefinetely postponed http://forums.bistudio.com/oldsmileys/sad_o.gif but the mule still stands contested!!! anything else? maybe another talon project hmm?
RKSL has been working on a fixed wing, MP compatible, laser designator turret for the Predator and Tornado e.t.c With a fully functional, mouse controlled, remote turret. A demo video will be ready some time soon. The Talon is also in the works to.
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