iRobot to supply more explosive disposal robots to the Navy/Marines

The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Md., awarded iRobot, Bedford, Mass., a $28.8 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the procurement of man transportable robotic system production systems, depot level repair parts, spare kits, depot repair services, parts supply, training, engineering enhancements, configuration management and accessories.

The man transportable robotic system is a small robotic vehicle used by explosive ordnance disposal technicians to conduct remote reconnaissance, render safe and/or dispose of explosive devices.

The contract modification covers the next year until April 2014.

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