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Iraq EOD Robots

28 DECEMBER 2004.Mosul, Iraq.EOD Robots...In Mosul, Northern Iraq on 28 December US Forces demonstrate their high tech weapons in the form of robots use to examine and destroy Improvised Explosive Devices (IED's) which continue to cause the highest level of casualties throughout the country..The US EOD (Explosive Ordanance Disposal) personnel work in two man teams and have variety of remote control equipment which they can deploy from a distance againt a suspected device. The robots are fitted with cameras and lights or night vision. They can be used to move ordanance or place a charge that will trigger the explosives...Robot shown is a 'TALON' made by Boston Miller Inc...EOD team member is SSG Prather of the 705 EOD unit based at Forward Operating Base (FOB) 'Marez' in Mosul.

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28 DECEMBER 2004.Mosul, Iraq.EOD Robots...In Mosul, Northern Iraq on 28 December US Forces demonstrate their high tech weapons in the form of robots use to examine and destroy Improvised Explosive Devices (IED's) which continue to cause the highest level of casualties throughout the country..The US EOD (Explosive Ordanance Disposal) personnel work in two man teams and have variety of remote control equipment which they can deploy from a distance againt a suspected device. The robots are fitted with cameras and lights or night vision. They can be used to move ordanance or place a charge that will trigger the explosives...Robot shown is a 'TALON' made by Boston Miller Inc...EOD team member is SSG Prather of the 705 EOD unit based at Forward Operating Base (FOB) 'Marez' in Mosul.