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  • Teledyne Subsidiary to Update Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles for DoD - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Teledyne Subsidiary to Update Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles for DoD

    Teledyne Technologies‘ SeaBotix subsidiary has secured a multimillion contract to update underwater remotely operated vehicles for the Defense Department. The company said Tuesday the contract covers the delivery of 60 new vLBV300 ROV systems to explosive ordnance disposal mobile units worldwide. SeaBotix received the operational capability upgrade contract through DoD’s Atlantic Diving Supply distributor. The vLBV300 ROV systems will be fitted […] More

  • Harris Launches EOD Robot at AUSA Convention - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Launches EOD Robot at AUSA Convention

    Harris has unveiled a robotic technology offering the company designed to help operators disarm improvised explosive devices, Defense News reported Monday. Jen Judson writes the T7 EOD robot, which Harris unveiled at the Association of the U.S. Army's annual convention Monday, employs an intuitive interface and can be equipped with a water disruptor that works to disengage a trigger. The […] More

  • Harris to Showcase Robotic Platform at Counter-IED Exercise in Thailand; Ed Zoiss Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris to Showcase Robotic Platform at Counter-IED Exercise in Thailand; Ed Zoiss Comments

    A team of Harris robotics specialists will demonstrate a company-made robot at an ongoing event in Thailand that features explosive ordnance disposal and counter improvised explosive device technologies and methods. Harris said Wednesday its T7 EOD robotic platform will be showcased at this week’s Raven's Challenge that aims to bring together multinational, multiservice teams to collaborate on realistic EOD scenarios. “Years of research and continuous […] More

  • DHS Taps JGW International, Reamda to Develop EOD Robot Operator Control Unit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Taps JGW International, Reamda to Develop EOD Robot Operator Control Unit

    The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $422,330 contract to JGW International to produce a universal operator control unit for four explosive ordnance disposal robotic platforms. DHS’ science and technology directorate will collaborate with JGW International and its  partner Reamda to create a system that will work to help bomb technicians operate multiple robotic platforms using a single standardized control unit console, the […] More

  • DRS-Roboteam Alliance Eyes Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotics Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DRS-Roboteam Alliance Eyes Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotics Program

    DRS Technologies and Roboteam have inked a strategic agreement to develop a new system that the team plans to offer for the U.S. Army‘s Common Robotic System – Individual program. The alliance will utilize Roboteam’s military robotics technology and DRS’ market presence, platform systems engineering services and production capacity to support their CRS-I program efforts, DRS said […] More

  • Saab Unveils Unmanned Sea Wasp Underwater IED Removal Vehicle - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab Unveils Unmanned Sea Wasp Underwater IED Removal Vehicle

    Saab Group has unveiled its Sea Wasp remotely operated vehicle the company built to relocate, identify and neutralize underwater improvised explosive devices and support anti-terrorism operations below the surface. The defense and security company said Tuesday Sea Wasp is based on the Saab Seaeye commercial ROV line and the U.S. Underwater Hazardous Device Response Community’s explosive ordnance disposal purposes and procedures. Sea Wasp […] More

  • Air Force Selects Roboteam for Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robot IDIQ - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Selects Roboteam for Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robot IDIQ

    Maryland-based Roboteam has received a $25 million contract to provide a small robot system for the U.S. Air Force to carry out explosive ordnance disposal operations. The Defense Department said Thursday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract also covers logistics and maintenance services. Roboteam will perform contract work at international locations through Sept. 16, 2022, DoD added. The obligated amount of $4.8 million […] More

  • RE2 to Develop Robotic 'Arms' for UUV Explosive Ordnance Disposal Ops - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    RE2 to Develop Robotic ‘Arms’ for UUV Explosive Ordnance Disposal Ops

    RE2 Robotics will build an Underwater Dexterous Manipulation System for Explosive Ordnance Disposal Applications for the Office of Naval Research under a $2.7 million contract. The company said Tuesday DMEA works as “manipulator arms” that provide unmanned underwater vehicles the functionality to dispose of waterborne improvised explosive devices. Jorgen Pedersen, president and CEO of RE2, noted that the […] More

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