Superdroid HD2

Heavy duty treaded UGV that can accommodate various sensors and be set up for autonomous missions


A ROS-compatible heavy duty, treaded ground robot, which is able to climb over obstacles and up stairs. Equipped with an NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier single board computer, LiDAR, GNSS module and IR camera, this system is highly robust and can support autonomous indoor and outdoor missions.

  • ROS integrated, heavy duty treaded robot
  • Max payload 63kg

Kit contents

  • Superdroid HD2 Treaded ATR
  • VLP-16 LiDAR and infrared camera
  • Integrated dual batteries
  • Charger
  • Remote control
  • UKAEA equipment bundle:
    Kinova manipulator and/or Faro Focus S150 laser scanner with telescopic mast for viewing over obstacles

Required skills & qualifications

  • Experience using UGVs with similar systems
  • Experience using ROS
  • Full liability insurance

Additional considerations

  • An Ubuntu based laptop with ROS Melodic installed is required to run the ground robot. This can be provided if required

Daily hire cost inc. VAT


*Cost will vary dependent on the facility, support required, and duration of hire

**There are 2 available at University of Bristol and 1 available at RACE


Superdroid HD2 is available at the following facilities:

  • University of Bristol, Fenswood Facility
    On Site Use & Delivery Available
  • RACE, Remote Applications in Challenging Environments
    On Site Use & Delivery Available