The ACFR is based in the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering at The University of Sydney, and is dedicated to the research, development, application and dissemination of field robotics principles. The group has substantial experimental facilities including three laboratories and a field test site, a range of experimental and production vehicles, industry-quality mechanical and electrical design and fabrication facilities, and employs the latest in embedded computing, sensing and control technologies. The ACFR is now the largest robotics and automation research group in Australia and is also one of the largest of its kind in the world. ACFR is a partner in: