MACRO USA develops and manufactures a range ofcompact platforms designed for homeland security and military use. Some of the company’s prominent products include the Armadillo, a rugged, lightweight, man portable unmanned ground vehicle weighing up to 2.5 kg. Armadillo can carry loads of up to three kg, and operate at a distance of 200 – 250 meters from the operating console. Scorpion is a larger 6×6 robot, weighing 12.7 kg, carrying payloads up to 12 kg of weight. Its multi-mission design and effective obstacle negotiation makes it suitable for operations in caves, tunnels and other underground voids. The Scorpion can be controlled remotely via fiber-optical cable, facilitating ease of use in subterranean and urban terrain.