No boots on the ground


Advanced robotic solutions to increase the safety of our troops

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OVERVIEW


We All Want Our Troops To Return Home Safely

Warfare is inevitable. Mass casualties should not be. Our defense technology is changing constantly, but until now, there has never been a solution that truly prevents casualties. Troops can use TIKAD to handle potentially dangerous situations quickly and efficiently from the air, reducing the need to send our sons and daughters into harm’s way. This technology also allows troops to potentially disarm a situation remotely, without ever deploying a ground presence.

Introducing TIKAD


Duke Robotics brings a fully robotic weaponry system to an airborne platform. TIKAD, which is a proprietary development of Duke, uses the delivery of a unique suppression firing and stabilization solution. TIKAD allows governments to utilize completely new capabilities against terrorist groups and reduce the number of deployed ground troops, and therefore, the number of casualties.

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The new face of military technology.

The TIKAD can be deployed above water and ends with a minimum risk situation. Until now, troops had to be there to investigate.

The TIKAD is designed with a lightweight, real-time 6 DOF (degrees of freedom) Robotic gimbal. It has the ability to carry and stabilize up to 3x the weight of the gimbal.

The TIKAD  is remotely operated, user-friendly and can easily be carried in the field.

Awards

duke department of defense award

Winner of the Security Innovation Award

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE


As terrorists become more sophisticated, so too must the tools for defeating them. New innovations play a critical role in developing the breakthroughs required. The Security Innovation Award showcases technology entrepreneurs who are capitalizing on major opportunities emerging in the military technology market.

TOP PRIZE

COMBATING TERRORISM TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE


In June 2016, Duke Robotics was awarded the top prize at the Combating Terrorism Technology Conference sponsored by the United States Defense Department’s Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO), Israel’s Ministry of Defense, Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D / MAFAAT), and the MIT Enterprise Forum of Israel.

Award presented by Dan Shapiro, American Ambassador in Israel

Our Management Team

Raziel Atuar, Lt. Col. (Reserves)

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Leadership & Military Background

  • From 1998 to 2004, Mr. Atuar served in the IDF Special Missions Unit (SMU) where he planned and directed covert operations, and additionally received an Excellence Award for his outstanding work.
  • From 2005 to 2013, Mr. Atuar served as a Special Agent with the Israeli Secret Service on complex missions in foreign countries. From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Atuar provided commercial consulting and management services to IMI LTD (Israel Military Industry).
  • Mr. Atuar holds a B.A in Geography from Haifa University and M.F.A in Film Studies from Tel-Aviv University.
  • In 2014, Mr. Atuar joined as Co-Founder to Duke Airborne Systems LTD before becoming the CEO of Duke Robotics Inc in 2016.

Sagiv Aharon

Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), President & Director

Technology & Defense Systems Background

  • From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Aharon worked at the Israeli Aerospace Industry (IAI) as a structural design engineer on a classified hybrid structure (composite/metal) air vehicle.
  • From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Aharon worked for Rafael Advanced Weapon Systems as a mechanical design engineer for complex active/reactive armor solutions for land vehicles.
  • From 2011 to 2012, Mr. Aharon worked for Elbit Systems Ltd (NASDAQ: ESLT) as a mechanical design engineer and a system integrator at several remotely operated weapon systems upon land vehicles.
  • From 2012 to March 2014, Mr. Aharon served as the CEO of Axis Aerospace Mechanical Design Ltd, where he worked in the field of airborne structural projects and flight experiments following strict aerospace-level quality standards (AS9100).
  • Sagiv Aharon holds a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering with a specialty in control and robotics from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology.

Amir Kadosh

Advocate, Co-Founder, Chief Logistics Officer (CLO)

Business Logistics & Legal Background

  • From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Kadosh served in IDF (Israel Defense Forces) in the Special Missions Unit (SMU), participating in classified covert operations.
  • From 2001 to 2006, Mr.Kadosh served as a member of the Embassy Security team on missions in foreign countries.
  • From 2007 up 2011, Mr. Kadosh served as a Special Agent with the Israeli Secret Service.
  • From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Kadosh worked as a lawyer, specializing in commercial and corporate law.
  • During 2014, Mr. Kadosh joined as a co-founder to Duke Airborne Systems LTD. Since 2016, Mr. Kadosh has served as the CLO of Duke Robotics Inc, overseeing the company’s logistical needs.
  • Mr. Amir Kadosh holds a LL.B. degree in law and business management from IDC Herzelia (Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya).

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