iRobot receives $9.8 M order for Small Unmanned Ground Vehicles (SUGV)
iRobot Corp. a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, has received a $9.8 million order from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command for 75 SUGV robot systems. All deliveries under the order will be completed by Q2 2016.
iRobot receives a $9.8 million order from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command for 75 SUGV robot systems. The iRobot SUGV is a man-portable robot with dexterous manipulator for dismounted mobile operations.
The iRobot SUGV is a man-portable robot with dexterous manipulator for dismounted mobile operations. A smaller and lighter version of the combat-proven iRobot PackBot®, SUGV enters areas that are inaccessible or too dangerous for people, providing situational awareness and state-of-the-art technology for infantry troops, combat engineers, EOD technicians and other personnel.
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"As threats persist globally, iRobot is proud to continue partnering with our defense forces to provide this life-saving technology," said Tom Frost, senior vice president and general manager of iRobot's Defense & Security business unit. "Rugged, lightweight robots like SUGV enable a safer and more effective way to conduct a variety of dangerous missions."
iRobot has delivered more than 5,000 of its defense and security robots to military and civil defense forces worldwide.
Source : iRobot - view original press release
May 4 - 5, 2017 - Washington, United States