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The Starter Harris T7 has advanced features which will take British Army bomb disposal operations to the next level of confidence and control.
Starter Harris T7 bomb disposal robot at a glance
- The T7 is being procured through a DE&S programme called Project Starter, which will see 56 robots delivered.
- It features advanced ‘haptic feedback’ controls which allow operators to ‘feel’ their way through intricate ordinance disposal operations.
- It will replace the Wheelbarrow Mk8b, which has been in service since 1995.
- The DE&S Remote Control Vehicle Team is overseeing the procurement of the robot and its entry into service, due 2020.