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Here at DR, we like robotics, we like magnetics, we like big grapnel hooks, and we like maritime VBSS (Visit, Board, Search and Seizure) operations conducted by highly-skilled assaulters. So, what’s not to like about the Matbock VBSS Robot? .. Nothing. There’s really nothing not to like about it. It’s a pretty cool little system, especially when you actually see it doing its thing, which is quietly driving up the side of a ship in any direction (thanks to 45-degree rollers on its wheels), and planting/mounting a large grapnel hook at the top, so a U.S. Navy SEAL team (or any other maritime/waterborne assault unit) can quickly climb on up and take care of business.