Huntsville Police Bomb Squad Reveals New Robot, Honors
The Huntsville Police Department bomb squad for the second straight year has taken top honors at the Alabama Robot Rodeo Championship for use of its Mini-Andros II F6A remote-controlled robot.
The robot was acquired with homeland security funding and is similar to ones used in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is used to destroy bombs and in hostage situations.
Abstracted by the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) from US States News (12/20/06).