1RAR using Throwbots

We recently visited 1RAR out bush at High Range Training Area near Townsville for a major CONTACT magazine feature.

We were impressed with all the new equipment they were using – among which was Throwbot, a throwable robot used for building clearances.

During that visit, we got some soldiers to demo the Throwbot for video…




Read more about our visit to 1RAR in the latest issue of CONTACT magazine – here.





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Posted by Brian Hartigan

Managing Editor Contact Publishing Pty Ltd PO Box 3091 Minnamurra NSW 2533 AUSTRALIA

One thought on “1RAR using Throwbots

  • 18/04/2021 at 9:46 am

    I’m picturing what a high-velocity FMJ round is going to do when a burst bounces off the Besserblock walls.
    And now to work out how to muffle the zipper.


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