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All Stories Tagged "Improvised Explosive Devices"
07/09/10 QinetiQ is supplying its proven Talon robots to the UK Ministry of Defense for route proving and clearance, under the British Army’s Talisman program. Deployed since April 2010 in Afghanistan, but only just announced, Talisman is the Army’s latest weapon to help counter the threat posed by Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and mines. Delivered as an Urgent Operational Requirement (UOR) collectively worth more than £180m ($272M), Talisman is a suite of vehicles that provide an integrated route proving and clearance capability that is operated by the Royal Engineers. Much of the work on the Thales led Talisman project has been…