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EDA gives the go-ahead for new unmanned high-tech platform

The European Defence Agency (EDA) has given a green light to an ambitious development project under the leadership of Rheinmetall Defence of Dusseldorf, Germany.


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International Challenge To Develop Military Robots

Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, today announced a million dollar international competition challenging research organisations to build fully autonomous ground robots able to operate effectively in military operations.


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QinetiQ North America Receives New $56.4M Contract for TALON Robots

WALTHAM, Mass. -- QinetiQ North America, makers of the leading TALON family of military/first-responder robots, announced today that it has received a $56.4 million IDIQ (indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity) contract for purchase and delivery of TALON GEN IV robots, repair parts, spare kits, and other related equipment and services from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head, MD, for the Naval EOD Technical Division (NAVEODTECHDIV), the single-service manager for all EOD (explosive ordnance disposal) equipment.


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TALON Family of Robots Introduces Two-Way Hailer

Waltham, Mass. -– QinetiQ North America, makers of the leading TALON® family of military/first-responder robots, announced today that it has created a two-way hailer capability for its robots that makes them more effective in a variety of scenarios because it enables the robot operator to “listen” and “speak” with high fidelity and volume control.


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iRobot Announces $16.8 Million Order from the U.S. Army

BEDFORD, Mass., -– iRobot Corp. announced that it has received an order totaling $16.8 million from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation (PEO STRI).


07.05.2009 Visits - 6261 Posts - 0
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Oshkosh Defense Teams With Naval Surface Warfare Center to Test New Uses for Unmanned Ground Vehicles in the Field

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), announced today it is working in conjunction with the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) to develop and evaluate potential new and innovative uses of the company’s autonomous technology. As a result, Oshkosh will gain the military application data needed to refine its autonomous technology and move it closer to production.


30.03.2009 Visits - 7006 Posts - 0
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QinetiQ extends its TALON robot family to meet challenges of mine detection and counter-IED in Afghanistan

QinetiQ has extended its TALON family of robots, 2,500 of which have already been deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan, to ensure it continues to meet the ever-changing demands of detecting and clearing mines, unexploded ordnance and dangerous improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from a safe distance.


09.02.2009 Visits - 10628 Posts - 0
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U.S. Army Demonstrates Robotic Technologies

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army Environmental Command (USAEC) is sponsoring a public demonstration of robotic technologies to detect and remove unexploded ordnance (UXO) from training ranges Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009 at Fort Bliss, Texas, beginning at 10 a.m.


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QinetiQ North America Announces New Orders for TALON Robots and Spares Totaling $58.5 Million

MCLEAN, Va. -- QinetiQ North America, a global developer of innovative technology solutions for national defense, today announced that the Foster-Miller subsidiary of its Technology Solutions Group has been awarded a total of $58.5 million in funding for additional TALON robots and replacement parts.


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QinetiQ North America rolls out a robotic first: the field-transformable Dragon Runner robot

QinetiQ North America’s Technology Solutions Group has launched its new Dragon Runner Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle (SUGV). Dragon Runner SUGV is the first fully modular ground robot system capable of both quick reconnaissance and improvised explosive device (IED) disarmament in urban, mountainous or rural environments.


30.11.2008 Visits - 8257 Posts - 0
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Congress Allocates $2 Million for iRobot to Develop its Next - Generation Robotic Platform Warrior 700

iRobot Corp. announced that Congress appropriated $2 million to further develop the company’s Warrior 700, a powerful and rugged robot for use in danger zones and inaccessible areas.


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iRobot Receives Additional $3.5 Million Order From U.S. Army

Bedford, Mass. -- iRobot Corp. today announced it has received an order totaling $3.5 million under a contract with the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation (PEO STRI).


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iRobot Receives a $3.75 Million Contract From TARDEC For iRobot Warrior 700

iRobot Corp. announced that the company has received a $3.75 million research and development contract from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), the nation's laboratory for advanced military automotive technology.


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iRobot Receives An Additional Order From the U.S. Army Totaling $17.5 Million

Bedford, Mass., July 23, 2008 – iRobot Corp. (Nasdaq: IRBT) today announced it received an additional order under its current contract with the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) totaling $17.5 million.


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First MAARS Robot Shipped to U.S. Miltary

McLean, VA, June 4, 2008 -- QinetiQ North America, a global developer of innovative technology solutions for national defense, today announced that the Foster-Miller subsidiary of its Technology Solutions Group has shipped the first MAARSTM ground robot to the U.S. military under a contract from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal/Low-Intensity Conflict (EOD/LIC) Program within the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO).


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