Robotics technology may keep Soldiers far from harm
Photo Credit: Sgt. Giancarlo Casem
A TALON robot inspects a suspected improvised explosive device. Robots such as TALON allow warfighters to clear routes quickly without having to wait for Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams to do so. Advancements in Long Distance Tele-Operation technology are making it possible to control these systems even further removed from the battlefield, increasing Soldier standoff distance.
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