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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

US $14 Million Order to iRobot from the U.S. Army

U.S. iRobot Corp., leading provider of robotic technology-based solutions, announced that it has received a $14 million order from the U.S. Army TACOM Contracting Center in Warren, Mich. According to a release, the order calls for the delivery of iRobot Aware 2 robot intelligence software and spare parts for iRobot PackBot tactical mobile robots. This order will allow the Army to upgrade its existing iRobot 510 FasTac fleet to the iRobot 510 PackBot multi-mission robot.
This is the 20th order under the $286 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) xBot contract. The current total contract value now stands at approximately $143 million.
iRobot has delivered more than 3,500 unmanned ground vehicles to the military and civil defense forces worldwide.
(Image: iRobot)

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