Husky UGV

Husky UGV
Status Active


  • Ivan Penskiy (ipenskiy[at]umd[dot]edu)

Important documents and useful links


Husky UGV (unmanned ground vehicle) from Clearpath Robotics is a medium sized robotic development platform designed for robotics research in outdoor environments. Its large payload capacity and power systems accommodate an extensive variety of payloads and allow to traverse difficult terrains. Husky is fully supported in ROS with community driven Open Source code and examples.


Engineering Annex building 093, Room varies.

Platform specifications

Overall Dimensions 990 x 670 x 390 mm
Recommended maximum payload 75 kg (165 lbs)
Maximum speed 1 m/s (2.3 mph)
Runtime (nominal usage) 3 hrs
Clearance 130 mm (5 in)


Husky must be reserved before using. The reservation is done using the Google calendar. You will be able to reserve the equipment personally after attending the RRL orientation and then following the steps below to gain access to the equipment.

Video demonstration

The following videos demonstrate capabilities of Husky UGV:

Husky: Overview Husky: UR5 arm integration Husky: Autonomous navigation

Note: these are promotional and instructional videos. They are included for demonstrational purposes only. The details of actual operational procedures in RRL can differ!

Standard operating procedure

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