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Kratos Converts Russian T-72 Tank to Unmanned Operation

SAN DIEGO, -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a leading US National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Micro Systems, Inc. business unit, part of the Kratos Unmanned Systems Division (KUSD), has successfully converted a Russian T-72 Tank to operate unmanned.


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RE2 Robotics wins SBIR contract to develop new automated robotic technology

RE2 Robotics has received a small business innovation research (SBIR) Phase II contract to develop automated robotic technology capable of assisting combat medics in the field.


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QNA Partners with Persistent Systems to Integrate MPU5 Radios into Family of UGV

QinetiQ North America (QNA), a subsidiary of QinetiQ Group which delivers world-class technology and revolutionary products to defense, security and commercial markets worldwide, and Persistent Systems, LLC (Persistent), the leader in Mobile Ad hoc Network (MANET) Technology and developers of the Wave Relay® system, today announced a long-term agreement to offer for integration Persistent's MANET radio products into QNA's TALON® and Dragon Runner® ground robots. The MANET relay radio can connect QNA's ground robot family with a reliable, high throughput, and long range MANET communication system that is self-forming, self-healing, and scalable.


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Weaponized UGVs are Aiming at the Battlefield

Milrem, the Estonian defence solutions provider and ST Kinetics, one of Asia’s leading land systems companies, came one step closer to helping support or replace soldiers on the battlefield with robots in November when they successfully tested the first weaponized fully modular unmanned ground vehicle, the THeMIS ADDER.


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Milrem Targets the UK Market with Its First-of-Its-Kind UGV THeMIS

The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem aims to get their foot in the door in the UK market with their first-of-its-kind unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS. The company will be exhibiting the vehicle together with Raytheon UK at DVD 2016 in Millbrook.


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Harris Corporation to Demonstrate Robotic Bomb Disposal Technology at Raven's Challenge in Thailand

Harris Corporation robotics specialists will demonstrate the company’s T7 Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) robot at Raven’s Challenge, the world’s premier event for EOD and counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) technology and tactics. The challenge will be held in Hua Hin, Thailand, Sept. 5-9, 2016.


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IAI Introduces RoBattle - a Combat Maneuvering & Support Ground Robot

Israel Aerospace industries (IAI) introduces the RoBattle - an unmanned, heavy duty, highly maneuverable combat and support robotic system, at Eurosatory 2016 (13-17 June, Paris, France). The system is designed to be integrated with tactical forces in mobile, dismounted operations and support a wide range of missions including intelligence, surveillance and armed reconnaissance; convoy protection, decoy, and ambush and attack.


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RE2 Robotics Awarded $1 Million to Develop Biomechanical Exoskeleton Simulator System

PITTSBURGH, PA -- RE2 Robotics, a leading developer of mobile robotic manipulator arms, announced today that the company has been awarded a $1 Million Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program with the U.S. Army to develop the Biomechanical Exoskeleton Simulator System, a software tool to assess the impact of load carriage and body-wearable robotic devices on musculoskeletal health and performance. The simulator will allow the Army to more accurately predict musculoskeletal stress on military personnel while wearing assistive devices, such as robotic exoskeletons.


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RE2 Robotics Awarded $1 M to Develop Biomechanical Exoskeleton Simulator System

RE2 Robotics, a leading developer of mobile robotic manipulator arms, announced today that the company has been awarded a $1 Million Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program with the U.S. Army to develop the Biomechanical Exoskeleton Simulator System, a software tool to assess the impact of load carriage and body-wearable robotic devices on musculoskeletal health and performance. The simulator will allow the Army to more accurately predict musculoskeletal stress on military personnel while wearing assistive devices, such as robotic exoskeletons.


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iRobot Announces Sale of Defense & Security Business to Arlington Capital Partners

BEDFORD, Mass. -- iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Defense and Security business to Arlington Capital Partners for up to $45 million in total consideration, including a contingent payment based on achieving certain milestones. This transaction enables iRobot to solidify its position as the leader in diversified Home Robots and focus on technologies for the connected home.


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New telemax 4x4 Explosive Ordnance Robot Introduced At DSEI

A team from Cobham has introduced a new telemax 4x4 remotely operated vehicle to the unmanned systems industry during the 2015 DSEi conference in London (Stand S6-150). The telemax 4x4, an optimised derivative of Cobham Unmanned Systems suite of telemax robots, offers a lighter, faster and more cost effective solution to the customer. The 4x4 design incorporates a new 4 wheel drive system (top speed of 11.5 Km/h) and WLAN-based data and video transmission technology to achieve improved effectiveness, connectivity and functionality.


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Northrop Grumman Remotec Next-generation Andros FX Robot on Display at DSEI

LONDON -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will feature its recently-launched Andros FX unmanned ground vehicle at the DSEI exhibition, taking place Sept. 15-18 at ExCel, London.


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iRobot Announces Defense & Security Orders Totaling $7.2 M

iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced its Defense & Security business unit has received orders totaling $7.2 million from U.S. and international customers.


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Robots from South Korea, U.S. Win DARPA Finals

POMONA, USA -- A robot from South Korea took first prize and two American robots took second and third prizes here yesterday in the two-day robotic challenge finals held by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.


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Human-robot Teams Compete June 5 at DARPA Finals

WASHINGTON -- In eight days, 25 human-robot teams will compete on the rubble-strewn field of a mock disaster, the robots driving cars, using tools and communicating with their human partners over degraded communication links, just like in a real disaster.


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