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The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (also known as the Emergency Control Ministry or EMERCOM) has demonstrated some new pieces of kit in its possession.
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Mikhail Sinitsyn

The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (also known as the Emergency Control Ministry or EMERCOM) has demonstrated some new pieces of kit in its possession.
The new equipment is used by special rescue forces ready 24/7 to conduct life-saving, humanitarian, and high-risk operations.

Mikhail Sinitsyn

The new equipment is used by special rescue forces ready 24/7 to conduct life-saving, humanitarian, and high-risk operations.
The arsenal contains not only minesweepers on caterpillar tracks - which have long been applied in practice.

Mikhail Sinitsyn

The arsenal contains not only minesweepers on caterpillar tracks - which have long been applied in practice.
EMERCOM has begun to acquire a new generation of unique technologies, some of them manufactured abroad.

Mikhail Sinitsyn

EMERCOM has begun to acquire a new generation of unique technologies, some of them manufactured abroad.
For example, the Ministry's rescue capabilities have been greatly enhanced by Sweden's Brokk robotic systems and Germany's MF RTC series.

Mikhail Sinitsyn

For example, the Ministry's rescue capabilities have been greatly enhanced by Sweden's Brokk robotic systems and Germany's MF RTC series.
These machines are adapted to work in confined spaces, as well as corrosive and radioactive environments, and are fitted with replaceable manipulators and tools: various gripping devices, excavator buckets, hydraulic scissors and hammers.

Mikhail Sinitsyn

These machines are adapted to work in confined spaces, as well as corrosive and radioactive environments, and are fitted with replaceable manipulators and tools: various gripping devices, excavator buckets, hydraulic scissors and hammers.
EMERCOM also has a unique range of domestic equipment at its disposal: for instance, robotic vehicles to localize sources of ionizing radiation.

Mikhail Sinitsyn

EMERCOM also has a unique range of domestic equipment at its disposal: for instance, robotic vehicles to localize sources of ionizing radiation.
This technology was first tested in practice near Grozny, the capital of the Chechen Republic. There, the MRK-25 device was used to carry out an operation to localize a cobalt radioactive source.

Mikhail Sinitsyn

This technology was first tested in practice near Grozny, the capital of the Chechen Republic. There, the MRK-25 device was used to carry out an operation to localize a cobalt radioactive source.
Many countries recognize EMERCOM as a leader in the field of corrosive environments, radiation, and mine clearing.

Mikhail Sinitsyn

Many countries recognize EMERCOM as a leader in the field of corrosive environments, radiation, and mine clearing.
Experts are now making top-priority improvements to the robots to increase their mobility and resistance to damaging factors.

Mikhail Sinitsyn

Experts are now making top-priority improvements to the robots to increase their mobility and resistance to damaging factors.
More than 2000 special operations have been conducted in recent years, saving the lives of more than 2000 people and neutralizing more than 55,000 explosive devices.

Mikhail Sinitsyn

More than 2000 special operations have been conducted in recent years, saving the lives of more than 2000 people and neutralizing more than 55,000 explosive devices.
February 17, 2014
Tags: exhibition, technology, robots

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