U.S. Marine Corps orders iRobot's small unmanned ground vehiclesNews
August 05, 2015
BEDFORD, Mass. The U.S. Marine Corps System Command has ordered 75 Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle (SUGV) robot systems from iRobot Corp. The order's estimated value is $9.8 million.
The iRobot 310 SUGV provides situational awareness for infantry troops, combat engineers, and EOD technicians among other personnel. The man-portable SUGV robot can be used for dismounted mobile operations.
According to company officials, deliveries of the SUGV are to be completed by the second quarter in 2016.