The FRED vehicle (Field Remote Expeditionary Device) is a remote controlled transport vehicle which had been used to carry supplies during off-world missions. After approximately six months, however, the FRED vehicle was largely replaced by the MALP, which is far more versatile as both a transport and reconnaissance vehicle.

Cross Reference: MALP, UAV, UTD

Episode Reference: Children of the Gods, The First Commandment, Cold Lazarus, Thor's Hammer, The Torment of Tantalus