The following is a Robotic FX press release:
Robotic FX, Inc. Awarded Contract for Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) to be Used for Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Detection and Identification
The contract is a five year Firm-Fixed price IDIQ with an initial delivery order consisting of 101 robotic systems, new equipment training and 10 spare parts kits. Over the life of this contract the expected delivered quantities are 3,000 robotic systems and 1,000 sets of spare parts.
A Joint Urgent Operational Needs Statement (JUONS) had been received by the RSJPO requesting accelerated procurement of an…
"This procurement was competed on a two step, technically
acceptable, low price basis, and we are very excited to have won,” said Jameel
Ahed, President of Robotic FX, Inc. “We look forward to producing
our high quality, easy-to-operate robots for our Soldiers."
A key feature of the Negotiator is its plug and play architecture,
which allows for easy integration of new systems such as wireless
communications packages. The ability to
adapt to changing frequency requirements dramatically reduces the risk of obsolescence.
This robot will serve the military’s
The Negotiator Tactical
Surveillance Robot is currently used by federal, state and local law
enforcement agencies and has had proven success with search & rescue
operations, SWAT teams, HAZMAT teams and Homeland Defense. The Negotiator Tactical Manipulator Robot
will now be used by the U.S. Military on the battlefield. For more information, please visit our
website at www.roboticfx.com.
NOTE TO MEDIA: Images and video
footage of the Negotiator Tactical Manipulator Robot and various applications
are available upon request.
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