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Another $12.7M Military Order For iRobot
The second U.S. Army order to be delivered before September bodes well for iRobots' light-weight SUGV robots
By RBR Staff


iRobot Corp. has received a $12.7 million order from the U.S. Army Contracting Command in Warren, Michigan for 68 of the company’s model 310 SUGV robots and spares kits. All deliveries will be completed by August 31, 2012.

This is the second order under a requirements contract that allows the Army to purchase iRobot 310 SUGV robots and spares kits through September 2015. To date, 138 robots and spares kits have been delivered under the contract, bringing its total current value to approximately $24 million.

The iRobot 310 SUGV is a man-portable robot with dexterous manipulator and wearable controller for investigating and neutralizing suspicious…

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