iRobot Receives Additional Order Totaling $17.5 Million

July 25, 2008
By Katie Packard

iRobot Corporation has been given an additional $17.5 million order from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation. This is the fourth order under the $286 million, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract. iRobot will provide to the Army more than 220 PackBot 510 robots with FasTac kits. The PackBot 510 helps warfighters investigate suspicious objects, identify roadside bombs and other improvised explosive devices, and uncover unexploded ordnance while keeping soldiers in theater at safe distances.

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