Eastern National Robot Rodeo showcases EOD emerging capabilities


INDIAN HEAD, Md. – Explosive ordnance disposal and bomb squad experts in the Department of Defense and civilian sector tested the latest EOD robotics and emerging capabilities during the Eastern National Robot Rodeo and Capabilities Exercise Aug. 2-6 here.

The Robot Rodeo, in its fifth year, was back after more than a year-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The event, conducted at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division and town of Indian Head, brought together experienced EOD operators and public safety bomb squads to evaluate EOD capabilities in real-world operating environments and provide real-time feedback to industry.

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Source: U.S. Air Force