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Italian military police to be equipped with Israeli US Roboteam robots.

| 2019

US and Israel-based Roboteam, a maker of military robots systems, said it has won an Italian government tender to supply the Carabinieri, the country’s military police, with 40 ground robotic systems, Shoshanna Solomon reports in The Times of Israel. The value of the deal is estimated at some $10 million, the company said.

Italian military police to be equipped with Israeli US Roboteam robots
Transportable Interoperatble Ground Robot (TIGR) system (Picture source: Roboteam)

As part of the tender, Roboteam will supply the Carabinieri with 40 Transportable Interoperatble Ground Robot (TIGR) systems with various payloads, including training and maintenance services.

The TIGR robotic systems that will be supplied are designed to handle suspicious packages, hazardous materials and intelligence gathering. The robots weigh about 80 kg (176 pounds), enabling two fighters to lift it into any combat vehicle. They can move on all kinds of terrain and in all conditions, and are equipped with an advanced arm which has a high degree of freedom and with high lifting capacities.

The system also has advanced photographic capabilities, in day, night and for thermal vision, for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.


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