This system has been under development for more than one year and the company just received military approval to announce the results of the field trials. Several departments and divisions within the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) put InRob’s remotely controlled Caterpillar D9 to the most stringent of testing.
“This D9 bulldozer is now equipped with state-of-the-art remote control technology and is ready for military operations,’’ notes Ben Tsur Joseph, CEO of InRob Tech. “We faced monumental challenges in bringing to completion the development of the remote control system for the bulldozer. On a practical, business level, this is an outstanding opportunity, because we know that we have very few competitors in developing remote control systems for D9s. And now that we have passed all the military tests with flying colors, our plans are to bring this system to market as quickly as possible.’’
The Caterpillar D9 is a large track-type bulldozer, with an operating weight of 49 tons and works at 474 gross horsepower. Because of its size and durability, reliability and low operating costs, the D9 is one of the most popular track-type tractors in the world. Over the years, the IDF has made modifications to the D9 to enable its use under the most dangerous of military conditions.
InRob Tech’s remote control system for the D9 bulldozer, along with installation and maintenance, will carry a price tag of over $100,000 per system. Clearly, as the company reaches mass production levels, this will directly effect the sales price and will also bring about greater production efficiencies.
About InRob Tech
InRob Tech is a Nevada-based high-tech company with a wholly owned subsidiary in Israel, specializing in the planning, manufacturing and service support of advanced wireless and remote control systems, operating all types of robots and other vehicles. The company is a leader in its field and supports the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces), Israeli police, and other military and civilian companies dealing with security. Founded in 1988, the company works closely with other high-tech companies to provide the most advanced and comprehensive UGV solutions to the market.
For more information, please visit our Web site at http://www.inrobtech.com.
Certain statements in this news release may contain ‘forward-looking’ information within the meaning of the Federal securities laws. All statements, other than statements of fact, included in this release may include forward-looking statements that may involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequently occurring events or circumstances or to reflect unanticipated events or developments.
Mr. Ben Tsur Joseph