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               Salient Features of the MUNTRA-B (Base Vehicle)

Vehicle platform           Tracked, armoured amphibious BMP-II

Weight                     11 t

Engine power	              300 hp

Deployability              All terrain, all weather, day and night

Mission duration           8h

Operational configuration  Static during missions

Operational crew           Two (one for tele-operation for navigation and one for tele-operation
                           of payload)

Tele-operation human machine Operator controls for brake, accelerator, steering and parking brake
interface

Tele-operation operator control Left screen: GIS map and Obstacle map
unit Middle screen : Real time video from the UGV

                           Right screen (touch     screen):Vehicle   health        parameters/virtual
                           teleoperation controls
Obstacle map
                           Fused 2 ½ D map

Communication              Two digital wireless links for video and Cmd/Data

Communication mast         Electrically operated, telescopic and retractable, 8 m

Encryption                 AES

Anti jamming               Yes (for Cmd/Data)
Antenna tracking           Automatic

Localisation               GPS (1.5 m CEP)

GIS Indigenous IMGRS complaint GIS

Operator control unit for payload Single screen console (modular and detachable)

Software framework         JAUS over Linux

Auxiliary power unit       4.5 kW, electronically controlled
Battery management         Through a Battery Health Management System (BHMS)

Compliant MIL Standards    Environmental : JSS 55555 / MIL STD 810E
                           EMI/EMC : MIL STD 461E
                           Ergonomics : MIL STD 1472D
                           Power conditioning : MIL STD 1275D
                           Documentation : IEEE 12207

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