iRobot 710 Warrior is ready for action

iRobot is a company which is well-known for its Roomba robotic vacuum. It has developed several useful robots like 110 FIRSTLOOK, 210 NEGOTIATOR, 510 PACKBOT, and so on. In this line up, the company has now included the updated version of Warrior 700 robot called as 710 Warrior. It is capable of carrying heavy payloads, traveling on rough terrains, and climbing stairs.

iRobot 710 Warrior gets a rough and sturdy design with a size measuring 35 inches long, 18 inches high, and 30.25 inches (with stair climbing flippers) or 21.25 inches (without flippers) wide. This robot weighs 157 kilograms, including the flippers and battery. It can carry payloads of above 68 kilograms (150 pounds) and travels at a maximum speed of 12.90 km/h (8.0 mph).

This military robot is equipped with a two-link heavy lift manipulator, which can extend up to 75 inches. It weighs 54 kilograms (120 pounds) and lifts loads of up to 100 kilograms (220 pounds). Additionally, the robot can be fitted with Anti-Personnel Obstacle Breaching System (APOBS) and wide variety of accessories.

iRobot 710 Warrior is designed for performing several dangerous tasks like:

  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)
  • Route Clearance
  • Reconnaissance and Surveillance

The 710 Warrior incorporates an Operator Control Unit for controlling the robot remotely. It is powered by the iRobot Aware 2 software, which provides simple training, design, and support. The operator can monitor the robot directly using cameras up to a distance of 800 meters. This robot can also be fitted with several optional devices like compass, GPS, and obstacle avoidance sensors.

The performance of iRobot 710 Warrior is shown in the below video:

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