Robot ‘Spot’ to be Deployed in Landmine Clearning Operations in Ukraine


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(SOFREP) Boston Dynamics is upping its game in the robotics industry by announcing that it will deploy a robot to Ukraine to help mine clearing operations. The company has been busy developing new military and special operations robots. This latest announcement shows that they are continuing to lead the pack in terms of innovation.

Boston Dynamics, a leading robotics company, will send one of its robots, the Spot. This robot weighs 160 pounds and is equipped with sensors and an arm to manipulate objects. It also has a device that can detect and safely detonate mines.

One of the most dangerous tasks that soldiers have to do is clear landmines. This involves going into an area where there could be hidden explosives and carefully removing them. It is a slow and painstaking process that often puts soldiers in danger.


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Published: Thursday, August 18, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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