The PackBot is an agile, mobile robot used for bomb disposal, hazmat, search, reconnaissance, and other dangerous missions. It can climb stairs, drive through mud, and operate in all-weather conditions.
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Did You Know?
PackBot helped with security at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil.
PackBots were the first robots to enter the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant after Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2011.
Thousands of PackBots were used by U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Manipulator with lift capacity up to 20 kg (44 lb). Able to climb stairs and slopes up to 45 degrees. Equipped with multiple cameras and audio capability.
- 17.8 cm | 7 in
- 88.9 cm | 35 in
- 52.1 cm | 20.5 in
- 23.9 kg | 52.7 lb
- 9.3 km/h | 5.8 mph (max)
- Cameras, GPS, compass, accelerometers, inclinometer. Optional sensors include gas detection meter, chemical warfare agent detector, gamma radiation detector, and thermal camera.
- Removable 11.1-V 7,200-mAh lithium-ion battery, 4 hours of operation
- Computer with overheat protection. Wireless communication with mesh radio nodes.
- Aware 2 control software
- DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
- 8 (Manipulator arm: 4 DoF; Gripper: 2 DoF; Camera head: 2 DoF)