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Remotely Operated Vehicle for Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Handling

Alok Mukherjee Research & Development Estt. (Engrs), Dighi, Pune D.R.D.O.

Remotely Operated Vehicle for Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Handling

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Remotely Operated Vehicle for IED Handling The Requirement


Remotely driven vehicle with capability of operating upto following ranges:(a) With Fiber-optic Cable 100 m (b) Without Cable (Line Of Sight) 500 m It should be able to negotiate steps with 20cm step size and 40 deg slope Robust Arm to handle hazardous material It should be able to pick up 20 Kg weight with boom fully extended to 2.5m Armaments of Water Jet Disrupter and Shotgun on-board Multiple cameras for remote driving IED Detection capability with X-Ray Endurance of 3 hours

Scope of Development

Robot Vehicle

Master Control Station

Carrier Vehicle

Development Approach
Challenge of 30 months to deliver Basic Project Management Guidelines Concurrent Engineering Principles Collaborative Product Development (CPD) - with Industry Redundant Development Approach for components Imported Components - Failsafe route Indigenous Components Parallel path

Development Approach
Challenge of 30 months to deliver Technology Assessment Enabling Technology Motors, Drives, Controllers Critical Technology Actuators, Power, Software Undertake Developmental Activities Mechanical Design : Virtual Prototyping Electronics Configuration Management (Embedded) COTS Approach with multiple sources Involve professional Product Designers from inception Software Protocol Development

Remotely Operated Vehicle for IED Handling

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Attachments

12 bore Shotgun

Water Jet Disrupter

Detachable Gripper

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Climbing Stairs

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X-Ray of suspected objects

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Radiation Intensity Monitoring

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DAKSH Towing Vehicle

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Master Control Station

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Remotely Operated Vehicle for IED Handling Salient Features Six DOF Manipulator which can extend below cars Extendable arm upto 4m Detachable grippers Special hard rubber wheels for stair climbing Optional broad pneumatic wheels for cross country movement Stair climbing capability Multiple cameras with Pan Tilt and Zoom features Vehicle towing capability 12 bore Shotgun with safety features Integrated X-Ray for real-time X-Ray of suspected objects Neutral mechanism to aid maneuverability Touch-screen and Joystick based Master Control Station

The Requirement
Prospective Buyers Army Corps of Engineers Alternate Paramilitary forces, NSG etc. Inland Security State Police Airports, major Railway Stations etc. Nuclear installations and Power Plants Industrial Security Multiple roles incorporated for Radiation Measurement Chemical Contamination assessment Hazardous material handling

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