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Canadian Military Spends $9.6M on iRobot 510 PackBots

Canadian Military Spends $9.6M on iRobot 510 PackBots

The Canadian Depart of National Defence purchased 20 iRobot 510 PackBot CBRN Recce Systems to detect Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRN) threats. The robots are expected to be delivered by April 2015.

Energid Testing Software for Self-driving Military Vehicles

Energid Testing Software for Self-driving Military Vehicles

RBR50 company Energid Technologies has landed a Pentagon contract to test software for self-driving military convoys to ensure it is safe. Energid will receive $150,000 for the first six months of the program, which is being funded by the Office...

Another $12.7M Military Order For iRobot

Another $12.7M Military Order For iRobot

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.

Frontline Military Technology Promises Battery Revolution

Frontline Military Technology Promises Battery Revolution

Scientists at BAE Systems have successfully demonstrated the most radical method of storing electricity since the invention of batteries over 200 years ago. The technological breakthrough, called ?structural batteries? may lead to a redesign of all electrical technology and could...