If you thought military robots were only fighting wars overseas, think again. iRobot's war-bots are now working at a nuclear plant right here on home soil.
The company's Warrior and PackBot military robots are carrying out inspections and other duties at a nuclear power plant in South Carolina, iRobot announced today.
Last fall, operator Progress Energy purchased one Warrior 710 and two PackBot 510 units for its Robinson Nuclear Plant near Hartsville. It marks the first time iRobot's machines are being used at a domestic nuclear plant. … Read more