Fort Leonard Wood Robotics University Develops New Robot to be Used by All Services

The Robotics University at Fort Leonard Wood, Training Area 211, is ready to field a new robot — the Man Transportation Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc II) — to be used by the Army, Air Force, Marines and Navy for multiple purposes, including explosive ordnance disposal and detection of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear hazards.

According to the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center, “The MTRS Inc II provides the warfighter with an ability to locate, identify and clear landmines, unexploded ordnance and improvised explosive devices in the path of maneuvering forces. It also provides CBRN Soldiers with the capability to employ CBRN sensors from a distance.”

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