Published on Quwa.org, January 2017.
SMINEX is the first project relative to EOD equipment with a global approach in an integrated system and we be supplied the first evermade “road, rail & air deployable shelter of EOD & C-IED equipment” for French Army, Navy & Air Forces.
Within the scope of this contract, ECA Group will supply ground robots UGV IGUANA E to develop and qualify the mobile operations centers in shelters, by allowing operators to have a complete and modular integration of IGUANA E robot into a wide range of vehicles.
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. Then,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.
The bomb disposal ground robot IGUANA E provides a complete solution in order to face any unconventional situation. This new generation UGV integrates a large set of equipment and performs complex operations. Moreover, the UGV IGUANA E integrates intelligent solutions helping the operator to prepare his mission and reach his target. With its automatic mode the UGV IGUANA E can cross obstacles and intervene in places hard to reach.
This contract is the first significant sale of the UGV IGUANA developed by ECA Group in 2015.
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