12 May 2006 Joint service EOD robotics program
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Within the military, the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) community has been an early adopter of robotic capabilities. The Joint Service EOD (JSEOD) Program is in the process of fielding its third generation of robotic systems to the EOD technicians. Robots have been an invaluable asset to the EOD technician, and they have been critical to operations in Iraq as we prosecute the IED problem. This paper provides a brief history of past EOD robotic systems, a description of currently fielded and supported systems, and the future of robotic programs within the Joint Service EOD community.
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Kurt Hacker, Kurt Hacker, Byron Brezina, Byron Brezina, Chris Debolt, Chris Debolt, } "Joint service EOD robotics program", Proc. SPIE 6230, Unmanned Systems Technology VIII, 623011 (12 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.668807; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.668807

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