DRS And Roboteam Form Strategic Partnership For US Army EOD Robotics Opportunity
DRS Technologies Inc., a Leonardo-Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it has signed a strategic teaming agreement with Roboteam Ltd. to develop a solution for the U.S. Army's emerging Common Robotic System – Individual (CRS-I) program.
This alliance combines Roboteam's technologies and expertise in Military robotics with DRS's market presence, customer awareness, platform systems engineering, and production capabilities.
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"We are excited to work with Roboteam to offer our customer a world-class robotic solution that provides dismounted troops with a superior capability to detect and mitigate threats," said Joseph Matteoni, vice president and general manager of DRS Sustainment Systems, Inc.
The CRS-I will provide the dismounted warfighter with the capability to conduct lower-level reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition; to remotely perform chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear detection; to remotely clear danger areas and conduct explosive obstacle counter measure operations; and conduct explosive ordnance disposal operations from a standoff distance.
Source : DRS Technologies Inc. - view original press release
Nov 23 - 24, 2016 - London, United Kingdom