China: PLA commissions new-type robot for bomb disposal

A new robot type has entered service, as it demonstrated its capacity in a recent bomb disposal exercise by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The commissioning of such a device is an example of the PLA’s modernization as machines Read More …

Blue Helmets trained in robotic mine clearance

Thirty-one of Cambodia’s Blue Helmet troops are being trained to use robotics to clear mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) before being sent on United Nations (UN) peacekeeping missions. Deputy director-general of the National Center for Peacekeeping Force, Mines and Explosive Read More …

NATO Science presents: The robot that goes first

The UGO-1st project was launched in 2015, and you recently started working on the follow-up DEMINING ROBOTS project. What are some of the key lessons learned from UGO-1st that you are bringing forward into this new project? An important lesson Read More …

Kingdom of Thailand incorporates seven explosive deactivation aunav.NEXT robots

aunav has supplied to an active counter-terrorism unit in Thailand with seven aunav.NEXT robots and seven aunav.VAN command and control vehicles. The robots, designed and manufactured in Spain, will help neutralize threats in the southern provinces of Thailand. Madrid, 2 Read More …

ICOR Technology Introduces CALIBER® Flex: “Our Smartest, Most Advanced Robot Yet”

Highly innovative Flex marks 15th anniversary for Canadian robotics manufacturer for EOD and SWAT communities Press release   November 9, 2020 (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)— ICOR Technology, a Canadian manufacturer of EOD and SWAT robotics used in more than 55 countries Read More …

Royal Navy divers face ‘suicide bombers’ and drone bombs in Nato drill

A team from the newly-formed Expeditionary Diving Group joined more than 60 munitions experts dealing with over 300 bombs, mines and homemade explosives to ensure they can neutralise them. The navy divers, based at Horsea Island, faced everything from drone-delivered Read More …

aunav presents the aunav.NEO; the only explosive disposal robot in the world with variable geometry

Press Release The new aunav.NEO can adjust its width during a mission to suit any environment at any time. It is a lightweight, demountable and portable robot which incorporates state-of-the-art technology. The aunav.NEO is developed and manufactured at the aunav Read More …

California: Riverside County Sheriff hazardous device team remains on call 24 hours a day

If an unexploded or suspicious explosive device is found anywhere in Riverside County, one of eight highly trained sheriff’s deputies, day or night, can climb into their unmarked truck parked at home nearest the location and be at the scene, Read More …