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Wall-E, BigDog, Nao, PackBot break into Robot Hall of Fame

Military bots were well represented in the voting for the 2012 inductees. Left out in the cold: Robonaut and Johnny 5.

By October 24, 2012

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iRobot Warrior, PackBot go to work at S.C. nuclear plant

With a tour of duty in Japan's Fukushima under their belt, iRobot's military robots are now working at a U.S. nuclear plant as part of routine operations.

By April 2, 2012

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PackBots record video inside Fukushima reactor

iRobot PackBots are working their way through the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, and recording the first look inside.

By April 21, 2011

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iRobot preps pared-down PackBot for civilians

Priced for budget-minded municipalities, the stair-climbing, reconnaissance-capable Negotiator robot seems to be a smaller, less expensive version of the military PackBot.

By August 6, 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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Court orders injunction against iRobot PackBot competitor

Judge grants order to prevent former iRobot employee and rival from selling robot similar to PackBot.

By November 7, 2007

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U.S. Army orders more PackBots

Along with another batch of the bomb-sniffing robots, the Army orders high-performance radios to retrofit existing machines.

By October 22, 2007

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iRobot suing for PackBot patent infringement

Robotic FX Negotiator robot infringes on PackBot patents, former employee broke confidentiality agreements, iRobot alleges.

By August 20, 2007

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iRobot military bots to patrol 2014 World Cup in Brazil

The battle-tested PackBot 510 will join soldiers, police, and drones to keep the World Cup safe from threats. Will these 30 bots kick a ball around too?

By May 15, 2013

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MK2 arms perfect for gun-toting military robots

Police and military robots could soon get two arms instead of one with the MK2 system from HDT Global.

By March 7, 2012