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MHI Develops Automatic Firefighting "Water Cannon Robot" and "Hose Extension Robot" Prototypes
-- Expected to Play an Active Role at the Scene of Fires where it is Difficult for Firefighters to Approach --

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Main Specifications of Water Cannon Robot
Dimensions (External) Length: 2,000 mm, Width: 1,400 mm, Height 2,200 mm
Weight 1,600 kg
Movement system 4-wheel drive front wheel steering system
Speed 7.2 km/h (2 m/sec)
Onboard sensors RTK-GPS, LRF, IMU, Odometry
Functionality Designed to autonomously move to a designated position on the map, assuming operation in a radiant heat environment of 20 kW/m2
Water and foam discharge for fire extinguishing and cooling (4,000 L/min at 1 MPa pressure)
Main Specifications of Hose Extension Robot
Dimensions (External) Length: 2,400 mm, Width: 1,800 mm, Height: 2,200 mm
Weight 2,800 kg
Movement system 4-wheel drive front wheel steering system
Speed 7.2 km/h (2m/sec)
Onboard sensors RTK-GPS, LRF, IMU, Odometry
Functionality 150A hose extension laying 300m, autonomously moves to a designated position on the map


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