Opex360.com: French forces to be equipped with Iguana E unmanned ground robot (UGV) for demining missions

Wednesday, January 24 2018
ECA Group, alongside CEFA and Scopex, was entrusted the so-called "SMINEX" [Mobile Intervention Systems for EOD - explosive ordnance disposal - and EOD - neutralization, removal, destruction of explosives] and will thus deliver IGUANA E unmanned land robots to French armed forces.

Published on Opex360.com, January 2018

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Read the article in English : An over 30 M€ contract - ECA Group to supply Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) to French Ministry of Armed Forces

 

ECA Group will supply the French Armed Forces with ground robots UGV IGUANA E and provide its expertise in integrated robotic systems to develop and qualify the mobile operations centers in shelters. This equipment will be dedicated to search, detection, analysis & neutralization of IED (Improvised Explosives Devices) or UXO (UneXploded Ordnance).

This is the first significant order of the IGUANA E robot, developed by ECA Group since 2015.

In the framework of this contract for a total amount of over 30 M€, ECA Group received a firm order over a timeframe of 40 months and an amount of over 10 M€ for the outcome of which is the delivery of 15 UGV IGUANA E robots equipped to neutralize Improvised Explosive Devices. Then, according to his needs and until 2024, the customer can through additional purchase orders up to an amount over 20 M€, be provided with up to 43 complementary UGV IGUANA robots and related equipment and maintain them in operational conditions.

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