New Fukushima Daiichi Robot Changes Approach

chiba_drone_robotYet another robot has been introduced for use at Fukushima Daiichi. This one is significantly different.

The unnamed six propeller drone has the capability to fly autonomously and can avoid obstacles using a laser guidance system. The new drone/bot can also change its own battery. Most of the robots currently in use at the plant require a communications tether and require a remote operator. The new drone is planned for use in mapping areas of the building. It has already done a test flight in unit 5. There was no mention of the drone’s ability to operate in high levels of radiation. The autonomous nature of this drone’s operation may be a viable work around for problems with radio controlled units and tethered units, both have had failure issues in the past.  Read more here

This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team
Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org

© 2011-2016 SimplyInfo.org, Fukuleaks.org All Rights Reserved Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than www.simplyinfo.org (or www.fukuleaks.org) it may be plagiarized, please let us know. If you wish to reproduce any of our content in full or in more than a phrase or quote, please contact us first to obtain permission.

Nancy Foust

Editor, SimplyInfo.org

Leave a Reply