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iRobot Receives $12.7 M Order for SUGV

iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, has received a $12.7 million order from the U.S. Army Contracting Command in Warren, Michigan for 68 of the company’s model 310 SUGV robots and spares kits. All deliveries will be completed by August 31, 2012.


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iRobot Receives US Army Orders Totaling $6 M

iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, has received two orders from the U.S. Army’s Robotic Systems Joint Program Office (RSJPO) totaling $6 million.


30.05.2012 Visits - 4885 Posts - 0
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TORC Robotics Announces Unmanned Vehicle Conversion Kits for Ground Robotics Market

TORC Robotics now offers unmanned vehicle conversion kits to rapidly configure by-wire, tele-operated, and autonomous control on customer selected mobility platforms. An open architecture supports the integration and control of modular mission payloads, allowing the kits to be used in a wide range of applications from basic unmanned vehicle research to Warfighter-ready solutions, including IED detection and defeat, ISR, RSTA, and CBRNE missions.


20.03.2012 Visits - 6102 Posts - 0
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iRobot receives military order for FirstLook robots

iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, received a $1.5 million order, funded by the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO), for more than 100 of the company’s model 110 FirstLook™ robots.


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Four Light Robots Put Through Paces at Fort Benning

FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Infantrymen and engineers steered four small robots around the buildings and terrain at the McKenna Urban Operations Complex last week to get a better idea how they might help Soldiers in recon missions and the detection of improvised explosive devices.


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iRobot Builds Leading Robotic Portfolio; Tallies 100th US Patent

iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, has been awarded its 100th United States patent, an important attainment reflecting the company's ongoing attention to building strategic intellectual property.


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U.S. Army Orders 1,100 Recon Scout XT Robots From ReconRobotics

EDINA, Minn. -- ReconRobotics, Inc. announced Feb. 15 that it has been awarded a $13.9 million contract for 1,100 Recon Scout XT micro-robot kits from the U.S. Army Contracting Command on behalf of the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force.


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DARPA’S LS3 AlphaDog begins outdoor testing

The US Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) has conducted the first outdoor testing of its newly developed prototype semi-autonomous four-legged robot, the Legged Squad Support System (LS3), designed to carry heavy loads for dismounted troops in the field.


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Army Orders Up 315 Recon Scout XT Robots from ReconRobotics

ReconRobotics announced today that it has been awarded a $4.8 million contract from the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force for 315 Recon Scout XT micro-robot kits and an equal number of SearchStickTM devices.


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iRobot Receives $60 Million Army Contract

BEDFORD, Mass. -- iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, has received a five-year $60 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Army’s Robotic Systems Joint Program Office (RSJPO).


29.09.2011 Visits - 6098 Posts - 0
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SELEX Galileo unveils ACME remotely operated vehicle system at DSEi 2011

DSEi, London -- SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the launch of ACME (Automated Computerised Mobility Equipment), a kit that can be installed on any land vehicle to transform it into a remotely operated vehicle.


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iRobot Updates U.S. Army Brigade Combat Team Modernization Contract Status

BEDFORD, Mass. -- iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced that it had received a partial termination for convenience notification from The Boeing Company of the contract for the design and development of the 320 SUGV robot.


08.09.2011 Visits - 5149 Posts - 0
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iRobot receives $21 million order from the U.S. Navy

BEDFORD, Mass. -- iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, has received a $21 million order from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA).


23.08.2011 Visits - 5451 Posts - 0
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QinetiQ Introduces Micro-Robot for Military Missions

Reston, VA -- QinetiQ North America today announced the availability of a new Micro Unmanned Ground Vehicle (MUGV) for military and first responder robotic missions. At just over ten pounds, Dragon Runner 10 (DR10) is small enough to carry in an assault pack and rugged enough to throw into buildings and hostile environments.


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U.S. Army Selects Lockheed Martin`s SMSS Autonomous Vehicle for Afghanistan Deployment

The U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force, through the Robotics Technology Consortium, selected the Lockheed Martin Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) to deploy to Afghanistan for a first-of-its-kind military assessment. SMSS will deploy as the winner of the Project Workhorse Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) competition sponsored by the Army.


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