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US Army signs largest single micro-UGV contract

15th February 2012 - 13:00 GMT | by Andrew White in Singapore


The US Army has signed a $13.9million contract with ReconRobotics for the service's largest micro-UGV order to date, company officials claimed.

According to ReconRobotics, the order comprises 1,100 Recon Scout XT micro-UGVs which have been bought by the US Army Contracting Command on behalf of the Rapid Equipping Force. The deal includes accessories worth some $1million. Deliveries will be completed by 31 May this year.

Ernest Langdon, director of military programmes for ReconRobotics said: 'Although these 1.2lb robots are exceptionally small, they will play a big role in providing our warfighters with increased situation awareness and stand-off distance as they

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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