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New Zealand selects EOD robots from Roboteam

23rd May 2019 - 11:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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Roboteam, a Tel Aviv-based ground robotics developer, has won a contract from the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) for a suite of robots suitable for explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) tasks.

Roboteam announced the news on 22 May. No value for the deal was disclosed, but it is believed to encompass ‘dozens’ of robots. Roboteam partnered with Australian-based Trakka Tech for the bid.

Roboteam CEO Elad Levy commented: ‘We are proud that the New Zealand Defence Force has chosen our family of life-saving robotic platforms as a comprehensive solution to its operational needs…This choice demonstrates the superiority of the advanced technological

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Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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