Military.com article on the US Marine Corps’ use of the robots. Sample quote from 2nd Mar Div Gunner CWO5 Joshua Smith : He said the Marine Corps-commissioned study found the targets could increase individual marksmanship effectiveness on a moving target dramatically over the course of just one day. “A Marine went […]
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Article on military.com.
US Marine Corps video: “U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, participate in live-fire exercise against robotic moving targets aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Sept 14, 2018. Marines practice fire and maneuver against robotic targets to enhance critical thinking and provide the individual Marine with realistic scenarios. (U.S. Marine […]
1st Battalion, 2nd Marines at Camp Lejeune, N.C using the robots to make live-fire training more realistic.
US Marine Corps video published on dvidshub.net. “Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, participate in live-fire Military Operations Urban Terrain exercise against Marathon Robotic Moving Targets aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., March 2, 2018. Marines practice fire and maneuver against Marathon Targets to enhance critical thinking and provide the […]
Article in the Observation Post.
Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne has just announced the formation of a Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for trusted autonomous systems. The Centre is the first CRC in the Commonwealth’s program with a specific defence industry focus and will be located in Queensland. Marathon Targets has partnered with the Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR) at the […]
Last week, Australia Post started trialing after-hour deliveries of packages using Marathon’s custom-built delivery robot. The trials are being conducted in New Farm, QLD and will last four weeks. The robotic platform utilises Marathon’s autonomous navigation technology, developed over the last decade. Our robots are used on a daily basis by our worldwide military and law […]
We are proud to announce that Marathon was awarded a 3-year contract this week by the Naval Special Warfare Command to provide rentals of our robotic targets. We are looking forward to being able to support the warfighter under this contract, and to be able to make a difference to their capabilities.