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Qinetiq robo-loaders heading to Fukushima

Powerful remote-controlled loaders may help clear the way for robots to work at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.

By Mar. 31, 2011

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Mini Dragon Runner bot likes being thrown around

Qinetiq North America's latest military robot weighs about 10 pounds and is designed to be the forward eyes and ears of troops.

By Aug. 18, 2011

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Navy testing robot Jet Ski for harbor patrols

Blackfish is a remote-controlled Jet Ski from Qinetiq that uses sonar and radar to patrol harbors for terrorist threats.

By Jul. 21, 2011

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T-Hawk MAV, helicopter drones join Japan effort

The robot response to the Fukushima crisis becomes increasingly multinational as France and the U.S. send more machines to Japan.

By Apr. 6, 2011

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Photos: Zephyr solar plane

It's skinny, it's solar-powered, and it can hang in the clouds for a good long ride.

By Sep. 11, 2007

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Qinetiq's Sentry is one stealthy boat

It looks like a Jet Ski, but it's really a remote-controlled aquatic drone for harbor security and battlefield recon. And it's fast.

By Sep. 11, 2007

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Machines clear rubble as Japan ranks crisis with Chernobyl

A month after the historic quake in Japan, robots and remote-controlled vehicles are getting to work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

By Apr. 11, 2011

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New gear for robot whisperers

Two-way hailers available for Talon robots.

By Aug. 19, 2009

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U.S. troops getting wearable gunshot detectors

A shoulder-mounted unit with four acoustic sensors and a chest display that attaches to body armor can show the direction and distance of sniper fire in a fraction of a second.

By Mar. 21, 2011

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Boeing eyes five-year flight for solar plane

Under an $89 million Vulture II contract with DARPA, the defense contractor lays out plans for the unmanned SolarEagle aircraft to make its debut flight in 2014.

By Sep. 16, 2010