Teledyne FLIR Defense Delivers 127 Unmanned Ground Vehicles to German Army | Company

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 15, 2022–

Teledyne FLIR Defense, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: TDY), today announced at Eurosatory that it has completed delivery of 127 PackBot® 525 unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) to the German military (Deutsches Heer ).

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Teledyne FLIR Defense announced at Eurosatory the delivery of 127 PackBot® 525 unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) to the German army (Deutsches Heer). The PackBot 525 is the most advanced model of Teledyne FLIR’s signature ground robot, used by U.S. and international defense forces since 2001. Deployed in combat zones, from the caves of Afghanistan to the IED-choked roads of Iraq , the rugged 27kg PackBot keeps operators safe while performing a wide range of tasks, such as bomb disposal, close surveillance, and situations involving hostages or hazardous materials. Employed in 57 countries, PackBots have helped defeat more than 70,000 IEDs. The advanced UGV offers enhanced communications, a tablet-based controller, and a common architecture that allows users to quickly connect cameras and other accessories to meet different mission needs. Among its features, PackBot accepts a wide variety of sensors to detect chemical, biological and nerve agents, radiation levels and explosives. (Photo: BusinessWire)

Final deliveries are expected to take place in July. Contract award and deliveries were facilitated by Teledyne FLIR’s partner, European Logistic Partners (ELP) of Wuppertal, Germany.

The Teledyne FLIR PackBot 525 is the most advanced model of the company’s iconic ground robot, used by U.S. and international defense forces since 2001. Deployed in combat zones, from the caves of Afghanistan to roads jammed with IEDs in Iraq, the rugged, 27 kg PackBot keeps operators safe while performing a wide range of tasks, such as bomb disposal, close surveillance, and situations involving hostages or hazardous materials.

“This new delivery of unmanned assets will provide German soldiers with more than 100 versatile UGVs, with enhanced features and technology to protect them from harm during dangerous missions,” said Tom Frost, General Manager of Land Systems. unmanned at Teledyne FLIR Defence. “PackBot is the world’s most trusted anti-IED robot, and this latest delivery adds to the German Army’s inventory of Teledyne FLIR unmanned ground vehicles.

“We are proud to work with ELP and to deepen our long-standing relationship with the German military at this crucial and challenging time for European security,” Frost added.

“We are delighted to work with Teledyne FLIR to provide the best solutions for the German military. Communication, coordination and teamwork were essential in ensuring the program became the success it is today. These ground robots are essential for future security efforts inside and outside Germany,” said Simon Weiss, Managing Director of ELP.

Employed in 57 countries, PackBots have helped defeat more than 70,000 IEDs. The advanced UGV offers enhanced communications, a tablet-based controller, and a common architecture that allows users to quickly connect cameras and other accessories to meet different mission needs. Among its many features, PackBot accepts a wide variety of sensors to detect chemical, biological and nerve agents, radiation levels and explosives.

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About Teledyne FLIR

Teledyne FLIR, a Teledyne Technologies company, is a global leader in intelligent sensing, unmanned systems and integrated solutions for the defense and industrial markets, with approximately 4,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1978, the company develops a wide range of advanced technologies to help professionals make better, faster decisions that save lives and livelihoods. To learn more, visit teledyneflir.com or follow @flir. #AnyThreatAnywhere

About Teledyne Technologies

Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated digital imaging products and software, instrumentation, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems. Teledyne’s operations are primarily located in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Western and Northern Europe. For more information, visit the Teledyne website at www.teledyne.com.

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PUBLISHED: 06/15/2022 03:05 AM/DISC: 06/15/2022 03:06 AM

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