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iRobot Awarded 9.6M Navy EOD Robotic System Contract

iRobot Corp. is being awarded a $9,625,805 contract in support of the Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Division program.

The award is a contract modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00174-15-D-0001) to exercise option one for Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) MK 1 production units, spares, parts, approved accessories, consumables, engineering enhancements and configuration management services.

The MTRS MK1 robots are modelled after the iRobot 510 PackBot, and will carry out bomb disposal and other dangerous missions.

The work will be performed in Bedford, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by September 2017.  No additional funds are being obligated at the time of award.

The Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, Indian Head, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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