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U.S Army Accelerates Testing of iRobot’s Future Combat Systems Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle

BURLINGTON, Mass. -- iRobot Corp. announced that the U.S. Army has accelerated its testing schedules for iRobot’s Future Combat Systems (FCS) Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle (SUGV) robot development program.


22.01.2008 Visits - 6036 Posts - 0
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NREC Receives $14.4 Million to Develop and Demonstrate Next-Generation Autonomous Ground Vehicle

The US Army Tank-Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) awarded a $14.4 million contract to develop an advanced, autonomous, unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) to Carnegie Mellon University’s National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC).


23.12.2007 Visits - 8482 Posts - 0
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iRobot Wins $286 Million U.S. Army Contract

Company Selected to Deliver up to 3,000 Military Robots in Expanded, Broad-Scale Robot Deployment to U.S. Infantry Forces.


19.12.2007 Visits - 5045 Posts - 0
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iRobot Awarded $8.8 Million U.S. Military Order for PackBot Robots

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 16, 2007 – iRobot Corp. announced it received a delivery order totaling $8.8 million from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), on behalf of the Robotic Systems Joint Project Office at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.


19.10.2007 Visits - 8776 Posts - 0
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New 'Transformer-like' Robotic Platform Unveiled

WASHINGTON, DC -- QinetiQ North America announced today that its Foster-Miller, Inc. subsidiary is introducing a totally new, ‘transformer-like’ robotic platform at AUSA, the US Army’s annual meeting and exhibition (October 8-10, Washington DC, Booth No. 3443).


11.10.2007 Visits - 9665 Posts - 0
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Awarded Contract to Develop an Immersive UI with Advanced Controls for Next Generation

LOGAN, UTAH – Autonomous Solutions, Inc., (ASI), a designer and manufacturer of unmanned vehicle systems, software, and components for industrial and military clients, today announced it has been awarded a two-year development contract from the Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (NAVEODTECHDIV) in Indian Head, MD, to develop an advanced 3D visualization and tactile feedback system that will improve the ability of EOD technicians to use robotic manipulators when handling and manipulating suspicious objects in the field.


27.07.2007 Visits - 5701 Posts - 0
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iRobot Receives U.S. Military Orders Totaling $17.5 M

iRobot Corp. announced it has received two delivery orders totaling $17.5 million for iRobot PackBot robots for the U.S. military.


13.07.2007 Visits - 8119 Posts - 0
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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 - 6011 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 - 8524 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 - 11159 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 - 5808 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 - 14656 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 - 6981 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 - 6375 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.


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