Philippines: Davao City Police Office receives IED robot, van, and bomb-sniffing dog

The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) received A Hyundai Van to transport the bomb robot, protective equipment and other gears of the Explosive Ordnance Division (EOD).

The MK3 DavaoBot is a medium-sized robot designed by Icor Technologies for remote handling of improvised explosive devices. It also helps the SWAT team in reconnaissance missions.

Predominantly used by EOD technicians worldwide, the EOD robots are used for surveillance and neutralization of explosive threats from a safe distance as it minimizes human intervention in handling IEDs and other explosives.

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Source: Mindanao Times