ForeRunner RDV

Manufacturer: Robotics Engineering Excellence - RE2 Robotics  
Product type: Auxiliary Vehicles  
Name: Robot, Unmanned Vehicle  

The RE2 ForeRunner Research & Development Vehicle (RDV) is the fastest, most stable UGV of its class available on the market today. Originally designed under a US Army Phase II SBIR as a high-speed scouting and inspection UGV, the ForeRunner RDV combines the speed of a small scout UGV with the physical inspection capabilities of man-portable tracked robot. Its unique agility makes it capable of precision maneuvers not seen in other UGVs. Its intuitive control makes it easy for even the most novice user to become proficient at operating the ForeRunner RDV in a minimal amount of time.

The ForeRunner RDV's modularity and EAR99 classification make it ideal for university-based research. The ForeRunner RDV supports interoperability standards and products such as the Joint Architecture for Unmanned Systems (JAUS) and the Robot Operating System (ROS), providing an excellent foundation for third-party navigation and sensor development. The ForeRunner RDV offers standard payload ports with common voltages and communications protocols (e.g. Ethernet and CAN), allowing new hardware to be quickly integrated.

ForeRunner RDV Features

  • All-wheel Drive: Off-road mobility

  • All-wheel Steering: High maneuverability and smooth, precise control

  • Electric, Wheeled Solution: Silent operation

  • Sophisticated Suspension: Controlled, stable, high-speed travel

  • Modular Payloads: Adaptability to many uses

  • Advanced Software: Simple operation and excellent control

  • JAUS and ROS compatibility: Ease of intearation

  • Power Source: BB-2590 SMART Batteries with CAN interface

  • Optional Accessories: RE2 DS2-FR manipulator; Pan/tilt/zoom camera; Auxiliary battery pack (36V Dewalt batteries)

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