Military Embedded Systems

Initial orders placed under U.S. Navy IDIQ contract with iRobot


October 08, 2015

Mariana Iriarte

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

BEDFORD, Mass. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division has placed initial orders with iRobot under two indefinite-deliver/indefinitely quantity (IDIQ) contracts with an estimated ceiling value of $96 million.

Under the first contract, iRobot will provide support services, upgrades, and spares for the Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) MK1 robots. The estimated value for this contract is $46.7 million.

The second contract’s estimated value is $49.1 million, in which it calls for the production of new MTRS MK1 robots, depot level repair parts, spares, consumables, and approved accessories to support configuration management and engineering enhancements.

Initial orders have been placed for the two contracts – totaling $7.9 million – to have the work completed by September 2016.

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