Fort Hood Soldiers Put The Army’s Latest Robot to The Test

The Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) Increment II is designed to provide Soldiers with increased standoff capability to detect, confirm, identify, and dispose of hazards in a variety of missions and environments, according to Edward Jagodzinski, test officer with the ArmyOperational Test Command’s Maneuver Support and Sustainment Test Directorate (MS2TD).

MTRS is a medium-sized robotic system with modular mission payloads capable of supporting Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Soldiers, engineers, EOD, and Special Operations Forces.

“The III Corps and 20th CBRNE Command has embraced this combined operational test venue with units from the 36th Engineer Brigade, 48th CBRN Brigade, and the 79th EOD Battalion located here at Fort Hood to ensure the MTRS can perform their unique mission on the battlefield,” said Jagodzinski.

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