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Roboteam lets loose flying robot

23rd April 2018 - 11:10 GMT | by Gerrard Cowan in Derry

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Roboteam has completed the design phase of its new flight-capable UGV and several customers within the US Department of Defense (DoD) are lined up, the company has told Shephard.

The Reconnaissance and Surveillance Teamed Robot (RSTR) is a remotely piloted hexacopter that can transport and deliver Individual Robotic Intelligence System (IRIS), Roboteam’s ultra-light, throwable UGV. 

The hexacopter can drop the IRIS from up to 20ft, remaining in the air and acting as a communications repeater for the UGV, said Shahar Abuhazira, Roboteam’s CEO.

‘At the end of the mission the drone will pick up IRIS and fly ...

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