DSTO unveils SPIKER and RASP

DSTO unveils SPIKER and RASP

There was an online article in Sacrificial robot will save soldiers' lives on a robot developed by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO). This robot is called SPIKER, Special Purpose IED Killer Experimental Robot and costs around $15,000 - approximately 10% of the cost of current bomb disposal robots.
SPIKER - Image linked from Australian Department of Defense web site.

The article goes on to mention another robot developed by the DSTO, the RASP - Remote Advanced Sensor Platform. RASP will be used to track down radioactive materials.


RASP - Image linked from Australian Department of Defense web site.
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