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US Army Testing Rugged, Autonomous Robot Vehicle

Arlington, Va. -- The U.S. Army's Autonomous Platform Demonstrator, or APD, is a 9.6-ton, six-wheeled, hybrid-electric robotic vehicle currently undergoing developmental and mobility testing at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.; the demonstrator vehicle represents the state of the art in unmanned ground vehicle mobility technology.


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China develops second generation explosive-removing robot

The reporters learned from China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) on June 1 that the second generation explosive-removing robot “Snow Leopard 10” independently developed by the CASIC with leading level technologies in some aspects in China had entered the testing and experimental stage and would appear at the Zhuhai Air Show 2010 in south China`s Guangdong Province.


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General Dynamics Robotic Systems Completes Successful Autonomous Navigation System Critical Design Review

WESTMINSTER, Md. –- General Dynamics Robotic Systems’ Autonomous Navigation System (ANS) program has successfully completed its Critical Design Review (CDR). General Dynamics Robotic Systems is a part of General Dynamics Land Systems of Sterling Heights, Mich., a business unit of General Dynamics.


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Lockheed Martin Demonstrates New Ambush-Thwarting Push Vehicle Capability For Automated Convoy Program

DALLAS -- Lockheed Martin has developed a new push vehicle capability for its automated convoy program that will save lives in the fight against convoy ambush and IED attacks. The Convoy Active Safety Technology system, which enables convoy vehicles to autonomously follow each other, demonstrated the push-vehicle feature recently


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DARPA readies Big Dog for the battlefield

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency calls it the LS3, for Legged Squad Support System. The robotic mule, dubbed "Big Dog", is under development at DARPA.


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Northrop Grumman Launches Next Generation of Wheelbarrow Bomb Disposal Vehicle

LONDON -- Northrop Grumman Corporation has launched the latest enhanced version of its industry-leading Wheelbarrow unmanned ground vehicle for the remote handling and surveillance of hazardous threats.


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Northrop Grumman Remotec Delivers Heavy-Duty Robot to Los Angeles Police Department

CLINTON, Tenn. -- Northrop Grumman Corporation subsidiary Remotec Inc. and its partner Autonomous Solutions Inc. have delivered a stronger, heavier and more capable robot to the Los Angeles Police Department, allowing officers to perform more missions more safely.


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iRobot Delivers 3,000th PackBot Tactical Mobile Robot

BEDFORD, Mass. -- iRobot Corp. announced that it has delivered its 3,000th PackBot tactical mobile robot. First introduced in 2002, the iRobot PackBot allows warfighters and public safety professionals to investigate suspicious objects and other dangerous scenarios from a safe standoff distance.


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Autonomous Solutions to Develop 3D Visualization System for MTRS Talon

LOGAN, UT -- Autonomous Solutions today announced it has begun a program with the EOD Robotics Group at ARDEC (Picatinny Arsenal, NJ) to transition its real-time 3D visualization technology to the MTRS Talon.


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QinetiQ`s Dragon Runner robots are sent to Afghanistan to support British troops

Responding to an urgent operational requirement QinetiQ, a leading international supplier of military robots, today announced that it has been awarded contracts by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to supply approaching 100 Dragon Runner robots, associated spares and technical services to support of current military operations in Afghanistan.


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Robots Get Personal

London , United Kingdom -- As soldiers take up secure positions behind a wall, they deploy a small reconnaissance team – a very small one. Some hopping, some flying, the stealthy autonomous reconnaissance squad vanishes into a suspicious building for several minutes, then relays the all-clear back to its relieved partners outside.


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G-NIUS Unveils: Guardium™ LS, A Logistic Support Variant of the Guardium™ UGV Family

Guardium™ LS incorporates lessons learned during operational deployment of the Guardium™ UGV by the Israeli Defense Forces.


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iRobot Receives Order from the U.S. Army for $35.3 Million

BEDFORD, Mass. -- iRobot Corp. today announced that it received an order for $35.3 million from the U.S. Army TACOM Contracting Center in Warren, Mich.


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G-NIUS, the Elbit Systems and IAI JV, to Develop Next-Generation UGV - Nahshon - for the Israeli Defense Forces

New unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) will offer improved operational flexibility and performance and will provide combat support.


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Boeing to Demonstrate Ground Robotics Capabilities at US Army Rodeo

ST. LOUIS -- The Boeing Company will demonstrate its ground robotics capabilities at the U.S. Army`s first Robotics Rodeo, to be held Sept. 1-3 at Fort Hood, Texas. The event is sponsored by the Army`s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) and Fort Hood`s III Corps.


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