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RE2 Robotics Awarded $1 M to Develop Biomechanical Exoskeleton Simulator System

RE2 Robotics, a leading developer of mobile robotic manipulator arms, announced today that the company has been awarded a $1 Million Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program with the U.S. Army to develop the Biomechanical Exoskeleton Simulator System, a software tool to assess the impact of load carriage and body-wearable robotic devices on musculoskeletal health and performance. The simulator will allow the Army to more accurately predict musculoskeletal stress on military personnel while wearing assistive devices, such as robotic exoskeletons.


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iRobot Announces Sale of Defense & Security Business to Arlington Capital Partners

BEDFORD, Mass. -- iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Defense and Security business to Arlington Capital Partners for up to $45 million in total consideration, including a contingent payment based on achieving certain milestones. This transaction enables iRobot to solidify its position as the leader in diversified Home Robots and focus on technologies for the connected home.


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New telemax 4x4 Explosive Ordnance Robot Introduced At DSEI

A team from Cobham has introduced a new telemax 4x4 remotely operated vehicle to the unmanned systems industry during the 2015 DSEi conference in London (Stand S6-150). The telemax 4x4, an optimised derivative of Cobham Unmanned Systems suite of telemax robots, offers a lighter, faster and more cost effective solution to the customer. The 4x4 design incorporates a new 4 wheel drive system (top speed of 11.5 Km/h) and WLAN-based data and video transmission technology to achieve improved effectiveness, connectivity and functionality.


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Northrop Grumman Remotec Next-generation Andros FX Robot on Display at DSEI

LONDON -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will feature its recently-launched Andros FX unmanned ground vehicle at the DSEI exhibition, taking place Sept. 15-18 at ExCel, London.


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iRobot Announces Defense & Security Orders Totaling $7.2 M

iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced its Defense & Security business unit has received orders totaling $7.2 million from U.S. and international customers.


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Robots from South Korea, U.S. Win DARPA Finals

POMONA, USA -- A robot from South Korea took first prize and two American robots took second and third prizes here yesterday in the two-day robotic challenge finals held by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.


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Human-robot Teams Compete June 5 at DARPA Finals

WASHINGTON -- In eight days, 25 human-robot teams will compete on the rubble-strewn field of a mock disaster, the robots driving cars, using tools and communicating with their human partners over degraded communication links, just like in a real disaster.


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ROBOTEAM Unveils New Configuration of its Micro Tactical Ground Robot (MTGR) Designed for Harsh Field Conditions

ROBOTEAM will unveil its new configuration of the Micro Tactical Ground Robot - MTGR - designed for harsh field conditions, at AUSA 2013.


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Northrop Grumman`s CaMEL to Participate in Robotics Demonstration and Armed Live Fire

FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected to demonstrate its Carry-all Modular Equipment Landrover, called CaMEL, during the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence Robotics Limited Demonstration Oct. 7-10 at Fort Benning, Ga.


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DSEI 2013 Unmanned Programme to Feature Oshkosh TerraMax UGV Vehicle Technology

Low-tech, life-threatening threats like improvised explosive devices (IED) have reshaped conflicts and spurred militaries to re-consider how they can protect their land forces. Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, will be showcasing the role unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) technology can play in protecting troops while also serving as a force multiplier at DSEI 2013 defence and security exhibition, Sept. 10-13 in London.


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DARPA`s ATLAS Robot Unveiled

On Monday, July 8, 2013, the seven teams that progressed from DARPA’s Virtual Robotics Challenge (VRC) arrived at the headquarters of Boston Dynamics in Waltham, Mass. to meet and learn about their new teammate, the ATLAS robot. Like coaches starting with a novice player, the teams now have until late December 2013 to teach ATLAS the moves it will need to succeed in the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Trials where each robot will have to perform a series of tasks similar to what might be required in a disaster response scenario.


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Northrop Grumman Launches CUTLASS, Next Generation Unmanned Ground Vehicle

LONDON, -- Northrop Grumman Corporation has launched CUTLASS, its latest generation unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), expanding its range of industry-leading capabilities in unmanned systems for the remote handling and surveillance of hazardous threats.


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Micro-robotics Development Furthered with ARL Contract Extension

BAE Systems has been awarded a $43 million cooperative agreement extension to lead the Army Research Laboratory’s (ARL) Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology (MAST) Collaborative Technology Alliance for an additional five years.


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Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology from Oshkosh Defense to Make MENA Debut at IDEX

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, announced today the international debut of its Oshkosh TerraMax™ unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) technology, which is available to support militaries globally and will be demonstrated at IDEX (International Defense Exhibition and Conference) 2013 (booth #03-C10), on Feb. 17-21 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.


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Robot to Serve as Future Military’s ‘Pack Mule’

WASHINGTON -- The warfighter who carries up to 100 pounds of equipment on his back is expected to get relief from the cumbersome weight, officials at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency say.


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