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With the MTGR - 2 tunnels found under California-Mexico border
By the Washington Post
SAN DIEGO - Two drug-smuggling tunnels with rail systems stretching hundreds of yards across the U.S.-Mexico border were discovered by law enforcement officials, and a 73-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of helping run one operation, federal authorities said Friday.
The criminal underworld: ICE uncovers two massive drug smuggling tunnels to Mexico
By The Daily Mail
Two drug-smuggling tunnels stretching hundreds of yards across the U.S.-Mexico border, complete with crude railways system to move contraband, have been unearthed by a U.S. task force.
3 Wild New Military Technologies from AUSA
By Fox News
What do a kamikaze drone, a “field and forget” surveillance system and an Israeli robot have in common? Buzz at the annual AUSA Army meeting in Washington, D.C.
Here are three new pieces of tech revealed at this year's show.
Pentagon Fast-Tracks Fielding of Israeli Designed Robot
By The Defense News
Posted in Ground Warfare Trends - TEL AVIV - The US Defense Department is fast-tracking deployment of an Israeli-designed, stair-climbing micro robot to support special operations and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) forces.
AUSA 2013 Photo Report
By The Defense Update
The Probot weighing about 100 kg can carry 250 kg of payloads offroad and over rough terrain. It is electrically powered by standard military batteries, each Probot carries eight batteries sustaining eight hours operation.
SOCOM Calls - and Israelis Answer - Roboteam
By Strategy Page
SOCOM (Special Operations Command) needed a small robot that could climb stairs, and an Israeli firm quickly came up with the MTGR (Micro Tactical Ground Robot)
Pentagon Deploying Israeli-Developed Micro-Robots
By Globes - Israel's Business Arena
The US Department of Defense is fast-tracking its deployment of stair-climbing Israeli developed micro-robots with US Army Special Forces. The robots, called the Micro Tactical Ground Robot (MTGR),
Israeli Ground Robot Designed for Harsh Conditions
By Israel's Homeland Security (i-HLS)
Israeli company Roboteam expands its family of unmanned systems and operator controllers; an order for the new configuration of its MTGR (Micro Tactical Ground Robot) unit has already been received from a foreign customer.
The MTGR Unleashed for AUSA 2013
By The Unmanned Systems Technology
According to Yosi Wolf, Co-CEO of ROBOTEAM, “We continuously invest resources in order to create the best possible and highest quality solutions in the field, while maintaining a reasonable level of affordability.
A Robot Team Stands Up to Fight IEDs
By Defense Update
The Israeli robotics developer Roboteam is introducing a new miniature robot designed for intelligence gathering and counter IED (C-IED) operations.
Micro Tactical Ground Robot Operators Course
June 2012 - MTGR Operator's Course held in Roboteam's new facility in Tel-Aviv. Representatives from 12 leading US Government organizations took part in the five days professional and comprehensive course.
Roboteam Returns to AUSA - 2013
Roboteam designs, develops and manufactures cutting edge, user-oriented, multi-purpose, unmanned platforms and controllers for Defense, Law Enforcement and Public Safety missions.
Ingenious Innovators Seek to Boost Soldiers' Survivability
By The Times of Israel
Ten small Israeli defense export companies are showing their wares in the US this week at one of the world’s largest land warfare exhibitions. Robo-team, founded by Yosi Wolf and Elad Levi, old friends who served in an Israeli Air Force Special Forces unit together
Better Force Protection
By the Defense Update
In the past 10 years force protection has been at the focus, as the military invested tens of billions of dollars buying anything that could enhance the survivability and protection of troops.
Ain't No Staircase High Enough to Keep MTGR from Getting to You
By the GIZMODO.com
While grand-scale robotics programs like DARPA's Big Dog project may spark our sci-fi fancy, they're still years away from the front lines. This half-pint unmanned ground vehicle, however, will immediately start saving lives by acting as a Special Forces scout.
ROBOTEAM Presents at AUSA
Article posted on ThomasNet News
AUSA 2012: ROBOTEAM to Present a Range of Cutting-Edge, Easy-to-Operate Robots for Defense, Homeland Security (HLS), and Public Safety
Roboteam at AUSA Annual Meeting 2012
Roboteam exhibited its high technology group of robotic platforms at AUSA 2012 Washington DC - One of the most important defense events around the world.
Roboteam at the Modern Day Marine 2012
At the Modern Day Marine exhibition in Quantico, VA, Roboteam presented its cutting-edge, easy-to-operate group of robotic platforms.
General Chief of Staff (Ret.) Mr. Gabi Ashkenazi
Tel-Aviv - July 8, 2012. Former (IDF) General Chief of Staff Mr. Gabi Ashkenazi visited Roboteam.
Roboteam at AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2012
At the AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems in Las Vegas, Roboteam exhibited its group of robotic platforms to more than 8,000 attendees and 500 exhibitors from over 40 countries.