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Q&A: iRobot taps into its Warrior spirit

CEO Colin Angle talks about how robots are weathering the recession, what to expect from PackBot's big brother, and why iRobot isn't building a humanoid.

By April 15, 2009

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A Talon for land mines and heavy debris

Latest robot from Foster-Miller might provide more robust aid for those looking to clean up the dangerous litter of war.

By December 10, 2008

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Army recycles PackBots to sniff out chemicals

Older models of the iRobot military-grade inventions don't fade away. Instead, they get reassigned to a still-useful purpose as scouts for contaminated areas.

By July 15, 2008

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3,000 robots, coming right up

The Pentagon yanks a $286 million deal from upstart Robotic FX and hands it over to longtime supplier iRobot.

By December 18, 2007

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'Transformer' gun-bot hits showroom floor

SWORDS robot maker releases new, heavy-duty "Transformer model."

By October 11, 2007

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Gun-toting robots on patrol

The Talon has proved its mettle as a bomb-disposal bot. Now the 3rd Infantry Division is taking it to the streets of Iraq with a machine gun attached.

By September 12, 2007

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In Iraq, MASH units for robots

The Army's Joint Robotics Repair Facility in Baghdad is an "all-volunteer workshop" where the goal is quick turnaround.

By June 6, 2007

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Robots to the rescue

Battle tested robots capable of multiple functions.

By April 3, 2007