Video: Russian Scarab De-Mining Robots Being Used In Syria

first published on January 24, 2020 by

A video released by the Russian Ministry of Defense shows the “Scarab” sapper and reconnaissance robots in action.


The small, remote controlled device is equipped with high resolution and thermal imaging cameras which allows Russian troops to safely inspect confined areas for explosive booby traps and waiting ambushes. The ongoing modernization effort of the Russian military includes several armed and unarmed robots of various size, built for differing mission types.