Meng HS-003 1/35 US Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialists & Robots
Meng HS-003 1/35 US Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialists & Robots kit
U.S. Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Control Center is responsible for identification and disposal of unexploded ordnance, chemical weapons and improvised explosive devices (IED). EOD specialists wear the EOD 9 bomb suit made by the Canadian company Med-Eng for their tasks. The bomb suit provides a high degree of protection by using brand-new protective materials and modular configuration.
The TALON military robot is designed and built by U.S. company Foster-Miller Inc., and the iRobot 510 PackBot military robot by U.S. company iRobot Corporation. These robots are mainly used to assist soldiers in performing dangerous tasks like reconnaissance and disposal of roadside bombs and IEDs. A large number of them are in service with U.S. troops.