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I/ITSEC 2016: Robots on the run (video)

21st November 2016 - 12:00 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Washington DC


Marathon Targets will be exhibiting its unique remotely operated robot training solution at this years I/ITSEC in Orlando with an offering that bridges the gap between simulated training and live combat. 

The company’s solution allows soldiers to train in live firing against robotic targets that move autonomously. The robots are in regular use in the US military for live fire training. 

‘The robots can attack and when you shoot a few maybe they panic and run away and hide without any operator involvement,’ explained Ralph Petroff, President at Marathon Targets North America. 

‘The only time militaries do live fire training

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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