Furness Bomb Disposal Camera and Control Panel

A Little bit of Ammo Tech Porn

Tales from the Supply Depot

The Furness bomb disposal vehicle was a remote controlled ‘robot’ that was a sacrificial tool used to blow up car bombs by placing a charge against the suspected bomb and then blown up to safely destroy the bomb. Parts of any sort of bomb disposal vehicle are pretty scarce, but I have been lucky enough to pick up both the control panel used by the EOD officer and the armoured video camera used to see what the robot can see:

The control panel is a large metal box with controls to move the Furness robot and control the cameras, lights and robotic arm:

The top of the control panel has a multi pin connector that is used to attach the panel to the control cable that ran to the Furness and sent the signals down to the machine to control it:

The side of the panel has more buttons and…

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