Defense Review highlights the Matbock VBSS

Helical Robotics is featured is by Defense Review for the Matbock VBSS (Visit, Board, Search, and Seizure) robot built with the Helical Robotics FerroTanker-20 system.

See their article here: MATBOCK VBSS Robot for Visit, Board Search and Seizure Ops: Maritime Magnetic Marvel Drives Up the Side of the Ship and Sets Your Grapnel Hook! (Video!)

An excerpt from the article: 

Here at DR, we like robotics, we like magnetics, we like big grapnel hooks, and we like maritime VBSS (Visit, Board, Search and Seizure) operations conducted by highly-skilled assaulters. So, what’s not to like about the Matbock VBSS Robot? .. Nothing. There’s really nothing not to like about it. It’s a pretty cool little system, especially when you actually see it doing its thing, which is quietly driving up the side of a ship in any direction (thanks to 45-degree rollers on its wheels), and planting/mounting a large grapnel hook at the top, so a U.S. Navy SEAL team (or any other maritime/waterborne assault unit) can quickly climb on up and take care of business.