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Scrutiny falls on British Army EOD robots

30th April 2018 - 12:45 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


As the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) introduces its new counter-IED robot, the Harris T7, the army has had time to reflect on its previous generation robot and how acquisition might change for future technologies.

During SMI’s first military robotics and autonomous systems conference, held in London, Maj Lloyd Davies, requirements manager, special projects search and countermeasures, at DE&S, reflected on the demanding requirements for explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) robots and the struggle of defining such requirements.  

‘In my opinion in the bomb disposal world has a real problem…the more we try to define a robot, the more

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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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