QinetiQ North America’s Japan Mission Robots to be Demonstrated in Cambridge

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QinetiQ North America today announced that the robot and unmanned vehicle models currently deployed for the nuclear emergency in Japan will be demonstrated at the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council’s Robots to the Rescue event in Cambridge, MA on Friday, April 15, 2011.

QinetiQ North America today announced that the robot and unmanned vehicle models currently deployed for the nuclear emergency in Japan will be demonstrated at the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council’s Robots to the Rescue event in Cambridge, MA on Friday, April 15, 2011.

What:             Japan mission robot demonstration and panel discussion

When:             Friday, April 15, 2011 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Where:            UK Trade and Investment
                        British Consulate-General Boston
                        One Broadway
                        Cambridge, MA 02142        

QinetiQ North America’s Japan mission leader, Robert Quinn, has just returned from Japan where he completed operator training for Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) employees. He will participate in the panel discussion and lead the demonstration. More information on the event is available at http://www.masstlc.org.

On March 28, 2011, QinetiQ North America announced that the government of Japan accepted its offer of unmanned systems to support the disaster recovery efforts in Japan. The announcement, including more details on QinetiQ North America’s robots and the unmanned Bobcat systems, is available online at http://www.qinetiq-na.com.

QinetiQ North America is a world leader in robotic technology solutions that save lives in defense, security and first responder environments. For more information, follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/qinetiqnarobots or Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/qinetiqnarobots. Regular updates on the Japan initiative are posted on these outlets.

About QinetiQ North America
QinetiQ North America delivers world-class technology, responsive services, and innovative solutions for global markets, focusing on US government and commercial customers. More than 6,000 QinetiQ North America engineers, scientists and other professionals deliver high quality products and services that leverage detailed mission knowledge and proven, reliable tools and methodologies to meet the rapidly changing demands of national defense, homeland security and information assurance customers. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, QinetiQ North America had annual revenues of more than $1 billion in the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2010. QinetiQ North America is part of QinetiQ Group PLC (LSE:QQ). For more information, please visit http://www.QinetiQ-NA.com.

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Jennifer Pickett
QinetiQ North America
Technology Solutions Group
703.480.0715 (m) 703.217.7781
Jennifer(dot)Pickett(at)QinetiQ-NA(dot)com

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