Army, Pentagon seek small, 'throwable' robots
Photo Credit: Courtesy Recon Robotics
A Soldier throws a Recon Robotics - Recon Scout Throwbot XT robot. The barbell-shaped robot is is only 1.2 pounds, can withstand a 30-foot vertical drop and provides "eyes" or forward-positioned cameras able to capture images from dangerous locations. The device is currently being acquired by the Army's Rapid Equipping Force.
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