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AUVSI Unmanned Systems: Robotic Research Unveils First Multidomain, Transformable, Autonomous Vehicle for Air and Ground

CLARKSBURG, Md., Aug. 20, 2019 — Robotic Research LLC, a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technologies to federal and commercial customers, today at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems —Defense, Protection, Security conference unveiled Pegasus™, a first-of-its-kind transformable unmanned autonomous vehicle (hybrid UAS/UGV) that delivers greater flexibility and performance to reconnaissance and combat operations, while creating a stronger shield for military forces. The new multidomain robotic system is on display today and tomorrow at the AUVSI USDPS show in Booth No. 2 in Washington, D.C. “We’re excited to be presenting Pegasus to the world today, as the first transformable robotic system — it’s a whole new category of robots,” said Alberto Lacaze, president of Robotic Research. “Nothing before Pegasus has had the reach or versatility of this system. We look forward to sharing this with our customers in the U.S. military, as well as within commercial sectors and areas such as public works.” Pegasus is equipped with artificial intelligence that can perform obstacle avoidance and full 3D mapping in any environment, and is operated by a common controller built within the ATAK/Netwarrior application. The Pegasus robotic system was developed to address intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high yield explosives missions. Features include:
  • Autonomous operations in air or ground modes.
  • 20 minutes of operation in flight mode or four hours in ground mode.
  • Supporting up to a two-pound payload (ISR and CBRNE payloads available).
  • Operating with or without GPS.
  • Ability to create a 3D map of its environment.
  • First AI system capable of autonomously controlling ground and air mode capabilities.
AUVSI USDPS is the most comprehensive event in the unmanned systems industry, bringing together military leadership, defense experts and the supply chain serving those markets to dig into how unmanned and autonomous systems are changing the landscape of military and intelligence operations and what that means for procurement, technology development and interagency collaboration. Learn more by visiting To learn more about Pegasus and other autonomous vehicle systems from Robotic Research, please visit About Robotic Research Robotic Research, LLC, is a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technology driving the transformation of commercial and government autonomous operations through innovative and intelligent systems. Whether providing autonomous vehicles to the military to keep the warfighter safe; delivering unmanned, transformable robots to extend the reach of Special Forces units; or making commercial transportation safer and more efficient, Robotic Research is leading this dynamic revolution in technology. To learn more about Robotic Research, visit and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn. Media Contacts: Kristina Messner, Focused Image for Robotic Research 703-678-6023 [email protected] Janet Hughes, Robotic Research 240-631-0008 [email protected]