Dragon Runner 20

Manufacturer: FOSTER-MILLER, INC.  
Product type: Auxiliary Vehicles  
Name: Robot, Unmanned Vehicle  

Small and lightweight, yet rugged and feature-packed, QinetiQ North Americaís innovative Dragon Runnerô 20 Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle (SUGV) is a highly specialized unmanned system uniquely suited to give users the ability to literally see around corners and into tight spaces. Modular and reconfigurable, the mission dictates exactly how Dragon Runner will be used Ė making it the perfect choice for a wide range of military applications, especially in congested urban settings.

The Dragon Runner 20 SUGV provides a rugged, flexible solution to ordnance disposal, reconnaissance, inspection, and security in military and first responder applications. It provides an extra set of eyes and the dexterity to go where personnel canít, whether itís under a car at a security checkpoint, or deep inside a sewer or drainpipe.

Originally designed for the U.S. Marine Corps, the basic model of the Dragon Runner 20 SUGV weighs in at only 20 pounds, measuring just 12.2 inches wide, 16.6 inches long and 6 inches high. Although not much larger than a childís remote-controlled vehicle, this powerful robot packs an array of mission-ready capabilities.

Dragon Runner 20 SUGV can lift from 5 to 10 pounds with its manipulator arm, which has a rotating shoulder, wrist and grippers for dexterity. It can also expand its mission capabilities when fitted with tracks for enhanced mobility. Reconnaissance/surveillance options for the robot include day/night cameras, pan/tilt/zoom cameras, motion detectors and a microphone for listening capability. Dragon Runner 20 SUGV also has extended radio frequency operating capabilities and can operate in a jammed environment.

Todayís Dragon Runner offering includes a maintenance and support plan from the QinetiQ North America factory to worldwide users, permitting module level repair and sustainment.

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