VIPeR is designed to reduce the danger to the dismounted force during different phases of combat, employing various payloads including weapons, add-on sensors, modules and task oriented payloads. The robotic vehicle weighs 25 lbs (11.4 kg). It measures compact system measures 18"L x 18"W x 9"H (46 x 46 x 23 cm).
The intelligent, small-signature VIPeR can also be configured with weapons capability comprising a 9 mm mini-Uzi with scope and pointer, or grenade launcher. The system is remotely controlled via a control harness and helmet mounted display. Optional payloads include: P&T, FLIR, observation day/night zoom camera, explosives sniffer, disrupter, 4-foot robotic arm, gripper, in-building mapping and more.