Thailand: Local EOD robots ready for action

The Defence Science and Technology Department (DSTD) have certified two locally made Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) robots to be used for commercial purposes and in Thailand’s deep south. The Defence Technology Institute (DTI) announced on Wednesday the DSTD certified its Read More …

Ukraine’s Bomb Squads Have a New Top Dog

The U.S. Army has agreed to provide one of its two robotic dogs to help an American nonprofit clean up mines and other ordnance in Ukraine, according to a person familiar with the decision, as the war-torn nation faces a Read More …

Teledyne FLIR Defense Delivering 127 Unmanned Ground Vehicles to German Army

New PackBot robots provide German armed forces with multiple mission capabilities as European security moves to the fore PARIS, 15 June, 2022 ― Teledyne FLIR Defense, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY), announced today at Eurosatory that it is completing Read More …

Introducing the Avenger 2.0 – A mid-sized robot with the capabilities of a larger Unmanned Ground Vehicle

Introducing the Avenger 2.0. A mid-sized robot with the capabilities of a larger Unmanned Ground Vehicle, designed and built for the demands of: Military EOD Public Safety Bomb Disposal CBRNe and HazMat Operations Tactical Operations The Avenger 2.0 combines strength Read More …

Teledyne FLIR to provide technical support for unmanned explosives-detection modular sensor payloads

U.S. Army unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) experts are asking Teledyne FLIR LLC to provide technical support for enhanced robotic payloads for the company’s medium unmanned manned ground vehicles (UGVs) under terms of a $78.6 million five-year contract announced Tuesday. Officials Read More …

Ukraine: Russia Uses Huge Demining Robots to Clear Explosives From Seized City of Mariupol

In a released video, pro-Russian combat engineers are seen using metal detectors and demining robots to clear mines and explosives from the battered city of Mariupol after “liberating” the area last week. The pro-Russian People’s Militia of the so-called Donetsk Read More …

UK: Bomb squad carried out controlled explosion on a ‘suspicious device’ in Rochdale

A huge blast echoed across Rochdale town centre this morning as the bomb squad carried out a controlled explosion on a ‘suspicious device’. A heavy emergency services response was sparked after the item was discovered at around 3am. A large Read More …

MRAPs with lasers and robotic arms will help the Air Force handle bombs on the flight line

An unexploded bomb is a terrible threat, and the Air Force is investing in armored vehicles with powerful lasers and robot arms to safely clear them off runways. In February, the service branch announced that in the fall of 2022 Read More …