VIDEO: This fire-fighting robot can shoot water at 2,500 gallons per minute

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The Los Angeles Fire Department just lately unveiled this compact robotic firefighting car.

The Thermite RS3, the primary robotic firefighting car within the United States, was manufactured by Howe & Howe Inc., a subsidiary of Textron Systems Corporation. It was bought by the LAFD Foundation, a non-profit group supporting the division for $278,000 and donated to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The robot is remotely operated with a controller that gives high-definition video suggestions for “ultimate maneuverability in difficult conditions,” according to the LAFD.

The 3,500 pound robot can run for 20 hours with out refueling and encompasses a entrance plow blade to push particles, together with automobiles. The frontal nozzle can shoot or spray both water or foam at 2,500 gallons per minute, with a stream that can attain excessive as 150 ft excessive or 300 ft throughout, in accordance with the LAFD.

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