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CRASAR Now in Japan With the International Rescue Systems Institute, Heading to Minami-Sanriku-Cho
April 18, 2011
The five person, four marine-robot team has arrived in Japan to assist the International Rescue Systems Institute with inspecting damaged bridges, docks, and pipelines, as well as with victim recovery for five days. They will be experimenting with four different suitcase-sized remotely operated vehicles (ROV), smaller versions of the tethered ROVs used at the BP Oil Spill but just as capable.
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