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Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) are remotely controlled. They tackle some of the toughest jobs in dangerous and hazardous environments.
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British Army takes remote-control of Terrier, the digging-est dog of war

The armored vehicle has been described as a Swiss Army Knife for the battlefield, capable of clearing routes or creating cover. Perhaps most significantly, the Terrier is drive-by-wire, and can be controlled remotely with a ...
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Emergency Braking Systems Stop These RC Cars From Destroying ...

Emergency Braking Systems Stop These RC Cars From Destroying ... | Unmanned Ground Vehicles | Scoop.it
More and more vehicles are coming equipped with emergency braking systems that can stop a car before it hits something. And as CCP realized, the same technology could be just as useful with a remote control toy.
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Guns are done but Personal Drones Airforces are Interesting

The civilian toy remote control vehicle market (almost all not with autopiloting to make them into drones) is close to the overall dollar size of the military unmanned air vehicles. Civilian remote piloting will get bigger with ...
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Landscape gardener crushed by 'unsafe' skip loader | Health and Safety News

Landscape gardener crushed by 'unsafe' skip loader | Health and Safety News | Unmanned Ground Vehicles | Scoop.it
Businesses who hire out mobile plant must ensure that is in a safe condition and provide proper safety and user instructions to the customer.

Via HealthSafety
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Not a problem with UGV; operator can stand up to 100m away!

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Here's an interesting article about how UGV's have gone commercial ...

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Army unveils 30-tonne REMOTE CONTROLLED | Official Site of ...

The British Army has taken delivery of its most advanced engineering vehicle – a remote controlled armoured digger. The 30-tonne vehicle, known as Terrier, can be used to dig holes, lift objects, drill into the ground and even ...
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iRobot to refine inflatable robotic arm to cut costs and improve performance in difficult conditions - Military & Aerospace Electronics

iRobot to refine inflatable robotic arm to cut costs and improve performance in difficult conditions - Military & Aerospace Electronics | Unmanned Ground Vehicles | Scoop.it

iRobot specializes in a wide variety of robotic systems ranging from ground and underwater unmanned vehicles, to automatic floor scrubbers and vacuum cleaners.


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Wastewater Disposal Wells Proliferate Along with Fracking

Texas regulators may soon tighten the rules for the construction of wastewater disposal wells amid concerns about the possibility of accidents and groundwater contamination.

Via Lake Granbury Watershed Partnership
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Microgear RC QX 720: Maisto R/C Rock Crawler (Colors May Vary)

Microgear RC QX 720: Maisto R/C Rock Crawler (Colors May Vary) | Unmanned Ground Vehicles | Scoop.it
Rock Crawler is 12.5'' long and sports both front and rear suspension. Tri-channel transmitter allows for three people to play simultaneously with their other Maisto radio control vehicles. Go off-road with your brand new Rock ...
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Commercial UGV's

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Here's an interesting article about how UGV's have gone commercial ...