Bomb disposal robot

In this modern world, the significance of security force robots has been increased to a larger extent. Among them, the bomb disposal robot seems to be the most important one to be incorporated in the military, bomb squad, and other security departments for saving many valuable lives. Keeping this on mind, the University of Greenwich at London and Kent based company has manufactured a Bomb Disposal Robot with many additional benefits.

Key features of bomb disposal robot:

Size and weight:

This bomb disposal robot is developed with light weight materials. It only measures 72 / 35 centimeters at a weight of 48 kilograms. As a result, transferring of this robot to different places has been made easier.


This security robot is used as a vehicle to move from one place to another. It is operated by means of a wireless device, which consists of a display, joysticks, and several control buttons. It can travel at a speed of up to 12 kilometers per hour (8 miles per hour).


This robot is equipped with four cameras (two cameras on the back and two cameras in the front), which is used for sending the live videos and images to the display of the remote device. It helps the operator to make the robot to travel in a safe zone.


The bomb disposal robot gets one flexible gripper for holding and manipulating purposes. An added advantage to this gripper is that it can carry high sensitivity objects.


This light – weight robot is powered by three weapon sensors such as chemical, biological, and nuclear. These sensors will be very handy in the detection of explosive materials.

Additional qualities:

There are two useful features to be noted in this bomb disposal robot such as:

  • The ability to travel on the stairs
  • The skill to open the doors

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