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Initial orders placed under U.S. Navy IDIQ contract with iRobot - News

October 08, 2015
BEDFORD, Mass. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division has placed initial orders with iRobot under two indefinite-deliver/indefinitely quantity (IDIQ) contracts with an estimated ceiling value of $96 million.

U.S. Marine Corps orders iRobot's small unmanned ground vehicles - News

August 05, 2015
BEDFORD, Mass. The U.S. Marine Corps System Command has ordered 75 Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle (SUGV) robot systems from iRobot Corp. The order's estimated value is $9.8 million.

Military robotic systems funding steady as the systems continue to save lives - Story

April 09, 2015
U.S. warfighters often sing the praises of unmanned ground vehicles like iRobot's 510 PackBot because it saves lives in areas such as improvised explosive device detection (IED). In this Q&A with Tim Trainer, Vice President, Robotics Products International, iRobot Defense & Security business unit in Bedford, Mass., he discusses how UGVs have impacted the warfighter from a safety and efficiency standpoint and covers the outlook for robotics technology in the military. Edited excerpts follow.

The U.S. Army's ability to "see first, shoot second" rolls on with UGVs - Story

October 12, 2011
Editors note: With its DARPA-initiated PackBot robot making its debut in caves in Afghanistan in the 9/11/01 aftermath, iRobots Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) keep the ability to see first, shoot second. An interview with Robert Moses, President of iRobots Government and Industrial Robots division, reveals. Edited excerpts follow.