The same robotic technology found in the BatCat is also being used by the US Air Force
for target vehicles, Ford Motor Company's robotic durability program
, and other mining and agricultural groups.
"The whole idea is we want to be able to keep people out of harm's way," said ASI's Eric Budd during his Translogic interview.
"BatCat is designed to be very methodical, and very precise," said Officer Rich Nagatoshi who was instrumental in bringing the BatCat to the LAPD. The BatCat can be equipped with a variety of attachments such as lifting forks or even a massive claw capable of crushing a car. The BatCat's versatility makes is the first choice of bomb squad officers in difficult and dangerous situations. "When we roll up on scene, it's because they need us."