man transportable

man transportable

Items that are usually transported on wheeled, tracked, or air vehicles, but have integral provisions to allow periodic handling by one or more individuals for limited distances (100-500 meters). Upper weight limit: approximately 65 pounds per individual.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The common robotic system-individual (CRS(I)), man transportable robotic system increment 2 and the common robotic system-heavy, will make up a new family of explosive ordnance disposal robots with the same interoperability profile.
The company said that under the contract NAVSEA can procure PackBot Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) which is modelled after the iRobot 510 PackBotrobots, as well as repair parts, parts supply, spare kits, training, engineering enhancements, services, configuration management and accessories.
Through the next decade in order to satisfy government requirements for low cost, lightweight, man-transportable satellite terminals, the development of an SHF man transportable satellite communications terminal has been focused on.
As the service works to integrate more autonomous systems into its force, it has marked the common robotic system-individual, the common robotic system-heavy and the man transportable robotic system increment 2 as three programs to be part of a family of explosive ordnance robots with the same interoperability profile.
However, the prices of robots such as the common robotic system-individual and the man transportable robotic system increment 2 have gone down as well, he added.
For instance, the Army was able to accelerate the fielding schedule for the man transportable robotic system increment 2, he noted.