ASTM International is, in its Homeland Security Applications Committee (E54) hosting the standards development effort for the performance evaluation of Urban Search and Rescue (US&R), Bomb-Disposal, and related emergency response robots. The response robot task group is under the Operational Equipment subcommittee and is designated as E54.08.01.
The standards development work has been assigned to several working groups, listed below. Please check the ASTM web site for information about the task groups, work items, and standards.
E54.08.01 meetings are held biannually as part of ASTM Committee Weeks.
May 28-30, 2014 NIST, Gaithersburg, MD USA