The past, present and future of bomb disposal robots

Of all the roles in the British Army, one of the most dangerous is that of the ammunition technical officer, who has the daunting task of dismantling, defusing and disposing bombs and other explosive ordnance, often in the most hostile and challenging of environments. Making this job safer (if far from risk-free) are bomb disposal robots, unmanned vehicles capable of disabling explosive devices without endangering human lives. In this article, Government Europa chronicles the past, present and future use of this innovative, life-saving technology in the British Army.

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Source: Government Europa

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