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Robotics Rodeo’s New Challenges Reveal Top Dogs In Defense Robotics
Four challenges involving improved explosive devices tested combat-ready robots in front of DOD stakeholders
By RBR Staff


The Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) held its first challenge-based acquisitions event June 20-29 at the third annual Robotics Rodeo in Fort Benning, Ga., and all the big players participated, from iRobot to QinetiQ. The event put robots and sensors through field tests to seek solutions for the battlefield and identify those companies worthy of investment. (For a list of this years challengers click here.)

“By partnering with JIEDDO…

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