Dstl announces armoured UGV concept study at DSEI

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has initiated a study into future Uncrewed Ground Vehicle (UGV) concepts to explore cost effective solutions to protect UGVs from threat and provide specific armour and technology that will ensure high levels of Read More …

L3Harris Robots to Help Protect US Air Force Bases Around the World

The U.S. Air Force has chosen L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) robots to help protect its bases around the world. The Air Force awarded L3Harris a 10-year, $85-million, IDIQ contract to produce up to 170 T7™ robots to replace its existing Read More …

Texas: Odessa Police Department conducts bomb unit training demo

On Thursday, members of the Odessa Police Department’s Hazmat Devices Unit conducted a bomb unit training demonstration. The event took place at the Odessa Fire Rescue training facility at 3000 S. Dixie. During the demonstration, the OPD Hazmat Devices Unit Read More …

Eastern National Robot Rodeo showcases EOD emerging capabilities

INDIAN HEAD, Md. – Explosive ordnance disposal and bomb squad experts in the Department of Defense and civilian sector tested the latest EOD robotics and emerging capabilities during the Eastern National Robot Rodeo and Capabilities Exercise Aug. 2-6 here. The Read More …

Łukasiewicz – PIAP Delivers Robots to Indonesia

Łukasiewicz Research Network – Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements PIAP has delivered another batch of EOD robots for the Indonesian military. Notably, Łukasiewicz-PIAP products have been present there since 2014. The contractual work completed this time referred to Read More …

Australian Department of Defence – CASG looks for new Remote Positioning Vehicles, Joint Counter Improvised Explosive Device (JCIED) capability

Australian Department of Defence – CASG has announced on 22 Jul 2021 that is accepting bids for the following project: Project Land 154 Phase 4 Remote Positioning Vehicles. The Joint Counter Improvised Explosive Device (JCIED) capability under Land 154 Ph Read More …

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 Read More …

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 …