Robotics Autonomous

Marines with 2nd Platoon, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, engaged in charge employment training July 31-Aug. 2, 2018 at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan.

The training taught EOD technicians to confidently and safely neutralize an improvised explosive device using robotic platforms.

During the simulated scenarios, EOD technicians used the Mark II Talon EOD robot and the iRobot 310 Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle. The Marines mainly used the Mark II Talon to counter IEDs during the training due to the rough, muddy terrain.

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Source: DVIDS