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iRobot celebrates first Robot Casualty in Iraq

Apr 14 2004, 12:25am EST | by , in News | Other Stuff

iRobot celebrates first Robot Casualty in Iraq
 
 
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iRobot celebrates first Robot Casualty in Iraq

iRobot Corporation learned last week from the Pentagon that one of its PackBot robots was "destroyed in action" for the first time.

Its destruction meant the life of a U.S. soldier may well have been saved, iRobot states.

The 42-pound PackBot Scout, costs around $50,000.
iRobot signed a contract worth an estimated $32 million to develop a smaller, more advanced form of the PackBot for the U.S. military.
More details in CNN story and on iRobot.com.

By the way, iRobot is also the maker of the Roomba Vacuum Robot ().





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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

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