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Boeing and iRobot Team to Develop New Reconnaissance Robot for Military, Civil and Commercial Use

Boeing and iRobot Corp. announced they have signed a teaming agreement to design and develop a next-generation, small unmanned ground vehicle (SUGV) called the SUGV Early. The vehicle will provide military, civil and commercial users with unprecedented reconnaissance and secure, real-time intelligence capabilities.


25.04.2007 Visits - 5120 Posts - 0
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Robotics as a Key Technology

Berlin, 28.03.07 -- With the “European Conference on Security Research SRC ’07”, held on 26 and 27 March in Berlin, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is launching the “European Security Research Program”.


28.03.2007 Visits - 6307 Posts - 0
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Elbit Systems Unveils VIPeR a Portable Combat Robot

Elbit Systems Ltd. introducing at AUSA Winter the Versatile, Intelligent, Portable Robot (VIPeR), the newest member of its unmanned systems family. The new robot is displayed at the company's booth at the USA Winter Symposium and Exhibition.


18.03.2007 Visits - 9699 Posts - 0
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Additional Bomb-Disposal Robots to German Federal Defense Force

iRobot Corp. announced it received an order of more than $2.8 million for 22 additional iRobot PackBot® EOD robots and spare parts from the German Bundeswehr (Federal Defense Force).


07.03.2007 Visits - 4991 Posts - 0
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Cost Effective Integration Of The Fido Explosives Detection System

According to Nomadics Inc., manufacturer of the Fido explosives detection system, Fido screens packages, shipping containers, vehicles, facilities and people for traces of explosives, unlike current alternatives, the exquisite sensitivity of the Fido supports both particle and vapor detection, enabling previously unheard of applications for explosive detection technology.


14.02.2007 Visits - 12834 Posts - 1
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iRobot Awarded $16.58M for First Major Deployment of Explosive-Detection Robots

iRobot Corp. announced it was awarded a $16.58 million order for delivery of more than 100 explosive-detection robots for use by the U.S. military in Iraq.


29.01.2007 Visits - 5574 Posts - 0
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Foster-Miller receives $133 million contract for robot parts and service

Foster-Miller receives $133 million contract for robot parts and service In addition to the $96 million TALON EOD robots contract announced two weeks ago Foster-Miller Inc. - a wholly owned QinetiQ company since November 2004 - has been awarded a $133 million contract for TALON(TM) robot spare parts and service, bringing its total current award for TALON(TM) EOD (explosive ordnance disposal) robots to $257 million through 2012.


29.05.2006 Visits - 5206 Posts - 0
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Oshkosh Truck Unveils Next Generation of Unmanned Defense Logistics Vehicle

OSHKOSH, Wis., -- Oshkosh Truck Corporation announced that it has unveiled an unmanned version of its Palletized Load System (PLS) vehicle at the U.S. Army Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Component Technology Demonstrations in Yuma, Ariz. Showcasing the immediate application of the technology for the U.S. Army fleet, Oshkosh is demonstrating a real-world mission scenario as the driverless truck transports cargo between destinations seven miles apart in the Arizona desert.


27.01.2006 Visits - 5956 Posts - 0
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Unique Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicle (AUGV) The Spotter Unveiled

Holon, Israel -- Tadiran Electronic Systems, a member of the Elisra Group and a recognized expert in C4I systems for the modern battlefield, has just debuted the Spotter, a new and unique tele-operated Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicle (AUGV) that is the state-of-the-art in its field.


12.12.2005 Visits - 6581 Posts - 0
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BAE Systems Displays Armed Robotic Demonstrator At AUSA

ARLINGTON, Va. -- BAE Systems is displaying an Armed Robotic Demonstrator at the Association of the U.S. Army’s 2005 Annual Meeting and Exposition this week in Washington to illustrate the synergy between current and future forces.


07.10.2005 Visits - 5806 Posts - 0
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iRobot Secures NAVSEA Contract Increase for Man Transportable Robotic System

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 16, 2005 iRobot Corp. has been awarded a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) contract modification to deliver the iRobot PackBot Man Transportable Robotic System, or MTRS, robots. An initial order has been placed for 103 PackBot MTRS robots at a value of $12.1 million. iRobot could deliver up to 1,200 robots through 2012 under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.


29.09.2005 Visits - 4688 Posts - 0
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Seoul to Build Combat Robot

Defense and communications technicians will team up to develop a mobile combat robot to fight alongside human soldiers on the battlefield, the government said Wednesday. Officials heading the project said they have requested 33.4 billion won ($32.4 million) in funding between 2006 and 2011 to develop the horse-like robot for deployment.


25.09.2005 Visits - 6760 Posts - 0
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Tiny Robot Carries Big Responsibility in Iraq

CAMP VICTORY, Iraq -- Technology has always played an important role in the success of the U.S. military, and the introduction of the multi-function agile radio-controlled robot, "MARCBOT," is one piece of technology helping in the fight against improvised explosive devices in Iraq.


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Foster-Miller Awarded $96 million Contract for Additional TALON Robots

Foster-Miller, Inc., announced today that it has received its largest US military order to date for ground robots. The multi-year contract increased from $27.5 million for 250 robots to $124 million for up to 1200 TALON™ Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) robots.


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Japanese Robot Is Powered by Fuel Cells

TOKYO, June 28 Asia Pulse - Robot development firm Speecys Corp. has developed a small bipedal walking robot powered by fuel cells.


01.07.2005 Visits - 4296 Posts - 0