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 …

aunav.NEO, the only explosive ordnance disposal robot with variable geometry, will be presented at IDEX 2021

Press release IDEX 2021, Abu Dabi The first public demonstration of aunav’s latest robot, which can increase or decrease its width during a mission and allows immediate adaptation to its environment. Lightweight, demountable, and easily transportable, the robot incorporates state-of-the-art 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 …

The US Air Force wants to buy a big robot to help with bomb disposal

A year after the U.S. Army awarded a contract to build a heavy-duty robot able to dispose of bombs and other explosives, the Air Force is looking for its own system — and it wants to see what’s on the 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 …

DASA UK Competition Update: Telexistence

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition, run on behalf of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), aims to develop and demonstrate the components of a telexistence solution to the defence and security community. There is the potential for 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 …