About Us

ReconRobotics® is the world leader in tactical micro-robot and personal sensor systems. Worldwide, over 5,500 of the company’s robots have been deployed to the U.S. military and international friendly forces, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, bomb squads and fire/rescue teams. Each day, they use the company’s mobile Recon Scout® and Throwbot® devices to protect their personnel, minimize collateral damage, and gain immediate reconnaissance within dangerous and hostile environments.

Why is ReconRobotics® the market leader? We developed our products with the end-user top of mind. Our robots are the:

  • Most rugged and durable
  • Most reliable
  • Easiest to use
  • Lowest weight
  • Little to no training required
  • Low maintenance costs
  • Low failure rate

The company was formed in 2005 to commercialize robotics technology developed at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Distributed Robotics under funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

  • ReconRobotics Inc. formed in 2005 with licensed initial intellectual property from the University of Minnesota.
  • Today, we are the market Leader in ultra light UGV solution for law enforcement and military teams worldwide.

ReconRobotics® markets its products through a worldwide distribution network. Among the users of Recon Scout® robots are the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps, as well as many federal agencies, including the U.S. Marshals, Border Patrol, FBI, ICE and ATF.  ReconRobotics products are used on a daily basis by friendly military forces and local and national law enforcement agencies on every continent.

Company History

Timeline

2018
June 20

2018

Throwbot® 2 robot introduced.
May 22

2017

ReconRobotics ships 5500th system.  Recon Scout® XL, Throwbot® XTa, and Recon Scout® CT robots selected for evaluation by the US Army Robot Enhancement Program.
May 22

2016

ReconRobotics integrates with Microsoft’s Patrol Car of the Future program.  Company ships 5,000th system. Recon Scout® CT robot introduced.
May 22

2015

ReconRobotics establishes an integration agreement with Lenco Armored Vehicles.  ReconRobotics completes a capital restructuring.
May 22

2014

TACOM recognizes ReconRobotics as a key supplier.
May 22

2013

Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies.  Company ships 4,000th system.  Recon Scout® XL robot introduced.
May 22

2012

US Army Rapid Equipping Force orders 1100 Recon Scout® XT robots. Robotic Systems Joint Project Office orders 126 Recon Scout® XT robots for the US Marine Corps. Throwbot® XTa robot introduced.
May 21

2011

US Army orders 385 Recon Scout® XT robots.  US Army Rapid Equipping Force orders additional 315 Recon Scout® XT robots. Popular Science names the Recon Scout® XT one of the 100 Top Technology Innovations. Recon Scout® Throwbot® LE introduced.
May 20

2010

May 19

2009

ReconRobotics receives MN Architect of Defense Award.  Recon Scout® XT robot introduced.  
2008
June 1

2008

Recon Scout® IR and Recon Scout® UVI robots introduced.
2007
May 1

2007

Began formal operations. Recon Scout® robot introduced.

Company Contacts

CUSTOMER SERVICE

1-866-398-1921
support@reconrobotics.com

U.S. AND CANADIAN SALES

TEL: 952-935-5515 ext. 2
TOLL FREE: 866-697-6267
sales@reconrobotics.com

INTERNATIONAL SALES

+1-952-935-5515
international@reconrobotics.com

Our Location

ReconRobotics

5251 W 73rd St Suite A, Edina, MN 55439

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