Unmanned Systems News 28/2/2013

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ReconRobotics Enters Resell Deal With Al Hamra

ReconRobotics’ Throwbot XT. Photo courtesy ReconRobotics.

By Danielle Lucey

Edina, Minn.-based ReconRobotics announced yesterday that it has entered into an exclusive resell deal with Al Hamra Trading Group, which will allow the company’s products to be sold in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Oman. 

Al Hamra will market the company’s Recon Scout and Throwbot lines to military, police and security customers in the Middle East.

"We are delighted to have the opportunity to cooperate with the foremost company in the field of micro-robots and support their leading-edge technology in the region,” says Al Hamra Chairman Mohammad Marwan Abdul Malik Youssef Al Hamra. “Their military and police products will be extremely valuable additions to our portfolio of world-class technologies.”  

Currently 4,000 Recon Scouts are used by the United States and its allies.