WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Foster-Miller, Inc., a QinetiQ North
America company, announced today that it has received
The contract announcement was made today in Washington at the Unmanned Systems of North America (AUVSI) conference where Foster-Miller is displaying its family of robots, including TALON EOD, TALON Hazmat, and TALON SWORDS, the first armed robot with a US Army safety confirmation and urgent material release, now with US forces in Iraq .
In May, Foster-Miller announced the increase in its NAVAIR contract from
"We appreciate the continuing support that NAVAIR is demonstrating for our family of TALON robots," said Dr. William Ribich , president and CEO of Foster- Miller. "I know that our dedicated TALON team continues to do everything it can to produce robots that help our troops stay out of harm's way as much as possible."
Foster-Miller, Inc., is a technology and product development company with
an international reputation for delivering and supporting innovative products
and systems that perform under the most demanding conditions. The firm was
founded in 1956 by three graduates of MIT who believed there was a need for a
company that could solve clients' difficult technical problems through first-
class analysis and design. Foster-Miller is certified to Aerospace Quality
Management Standard AS9100 and has SW-CMM Level 3 software certification from
the Software Engineering Institute at
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SOURCE Foster-Miller, Inc.