Will Deliver 75 Tactical Robotic Platforms by the End of 2017
GAITHERSBURG, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Roboteam Inc., the leading global provider of tactical ground robotic systems and controllers for defense, law enforcement and public safety missions, announced today that the company received two new orders for 75 Micro Tactical Ground Robot (MTGR). They have begun production and initial delivery of the platforms, which will support U.S. and International military missions.
The third generation of the MTGR is an unparalleled all-terrain tactical robot used for explosive ordnance disposal, CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear material) and HAZMAT missions. The MTGR's lightweight build, supreme modularity, advanced vision and stair-climbing capabilities allow users to conduct surveillance activities from a position of safety. A single user can operate multiple MTGR platforms simultaneously in complete darkness and difficult terrain.
"Our MTGR is used by specialized units as well as first responders who are the 'tip of the spear' in critical life-saving missions," said Shahar Abuhazira, Roboteam CEO. "Roboteam engineers have a direct line of communication with end users allowing us to quickly adapt production and provide the technology to meet their immediate needs. We are proud to provide agencies across the globe with our advanced MTGR platform and will continue to innovate in order to support them."
The platforms are produced in Windber, Pennsylvania and Roboteam has partnered with API Technologies to manufacture the MTGR and other specialized robotics platforms.
Roboteam will be exhibiting the MTGR and the rest of its robotic platforms at Modern Day Marine from September 19-21 in Quantico, Virginia and AUSA Annual from October 9-11 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
Roboteam designs, develops and manufactures cutting edge, user-oriented, multi-purpose, unmanned platforms and controllers for Defense, Law Enforcement and Public Safety missions. Today, Roboteam is a global operation with offices in the U.S. and Israel serving a wide spectrum of customers with several lines of products. We created a line of lightweight, fast deployable unmanned ground systems that deliver technological and functional breakthroughs for tactical purposes with unmatched reliability. Among our customers, one can find top units within the U.S. Military, Special Forces, EOD units and SWAT teams as well as other elite units around the globe. Roboteam's flexible architecture permits fast development of products, supported applications and core technologies. We pride ourselves on being engineers, inventors, and close to our customers and end-users.