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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).
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.
The US Navy is experimenting with a bipedal humanoid robot that can assume basic fire fighting tasks on board ships.
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
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 report report on the legal, moral and ethical implications of the use of Lethal Autonomous Robotics (LAR) submitted to the by Christof...
Many companies develop systems for border security. Some of these were recently showed in a Border Security Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center in...
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.
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, 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.
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...
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 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.
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...