September 30, 2008

iRobot Gets Over $5 Million for PackBot Parts

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iRobot has announced that it was given a $5.8 million order from the U.S. Army to deliver spare parts and accessories for their PackBot 510 with FasTac Kit. The bots investigate suspicious objects, identify roadside bombs and other explosive devices, and allow humans to keep a safe distance away. iRobot has already delivered over 1,800 PackBots, and with this latest contract they will be providing them with updated controllers, manipulators and cams.

Via Market Watch

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at September 30, 2008 8:52 AM
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