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Rafael Unleashes Robots to Pursue Targets Indoors
RAFAEL’s INDOOR autonomous surveillance capability is taking this capability to a new level, by enabling a group of unmanned systems to map and inspect indoor spaces, enabling warfighters to explore structures suspected to be occupied by the adversary, without exposing humans to the dangerous house clearing and Close Quarters Battle (CQB).
Mini-Robot to Support Air Force’s Bomb Disposal Teams
The Israeli robot company Roboteam has won a prestigious contract award worth $25 million to deliver and support small, lightweight MTGR (?) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) robots to the U.S. Air Force. The contract funds the delivery and support of the robots through 2022.
Navy scientists experiment with Firefighting robots
The US Navy is experimenting with a bipedal humanoid robot that can assume basic fire fighting tasks on board ships.
‘Atlas Unplugged’ humanoid like robot to roam free (of cables) at...
Seven of 11 teams competing in the Darpa Robotic Challenge (DRC) in June 2015 will use the new, more powerful, and wirelessly controlled Atlas humanoid robot. The competition that evaluates the use of robots in disaster zone offers $3.5 million in prizes awarded to the best performing teams
New LIDAR for the TALON
QinetiQ North America is unveiling at AUSA a new version of its TALON counter IED robot. The TALON V is designed to be stronger, more versatile and interoperable with third party components that gives the soldier more flexibility and options to carry out the mission at hand.
A UN Report on the Legal, Moral and Ethical Implications of...
A report report on the legal, moral and ethical implications of the use of Lethal Autonomous Robotics (LAR) submitted to the by Christof...
Pointman Tactical Robot, Surveillance Systems Assist Law Enforcement in Urban, Security...
Many companies develop systems for border security. Some of these were recently showed in a Border Security Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center in...
Remotely Controlled Flail Assists Counter-IED, Demining Missions
The US Army has been using the M160 remotely controlled flail robot built by the Croatian company DOK-ING in Afghanistan for route clearance missions.
A ROBOT TEAM STANDS UP TO FIGHT IEDs
The Israeli robotics developer Roboteam is introducing a new miniature robot designed for intelligence gathering and counter IED operations. The ultra-light, 13-lb, highly maneuverable robot can be carried by an individual soldier, climbs stairs and 60⁰ obstacles, operates effectively indoors utilizing secure MANET data link
ReconRobotics Debut: Throwbot XT Reconnaissance Robot
ReconRobotics, Inc. is introducing the Throwbot® XT, an advanced throwable military and police robot at Eurosatory 2012. This new micro-robot provides both audio and video reconnaissance of dangerous environments. Military fire teams and SWAT personnel can quickly gain situational awareness during high-risk operations and surveillance missions using this robot.
Throwable Robots Debut at the Singapoore Airshow
ST Electronics Info-Com Systems has unveiled an unmanned duo sensor, dubbed Tactical Throwing Sensor (TTS) and Forward Sensor System (FSS), both are mobile recce...
REX, a Robotic Mule from IAI
IAI is introducing a small robotic mule platform called REX, designed to support infantry teams in dismounted operations. The robotic platform employs a simplified, specially developed method to recognize the path of its leading soldier, following the team’s path with high accuracy using ‘virtual bread crumbs’ the leading soldier leaves behind him.
iRobot Introduces a New Mini-Robot
iRobot has unveiled pre-production prototypes of its latest new product, the iRobot 110 FirstLook unmanned ground vehicle (UGV). This small, light and throwable robot provides hasty situational awareness, performs persistent observation and investigates confined spaces.
Cobham Acquires German EOD-Robot Specialist Telerob
U.K. based Cobham plc announced today the acquisition of Telerob GmbH, a German-based manufacturer of bomb disposal robots. Cobham is paying EUR 78 million...