Robotic snakes are quite useful in performing complex missions in areas not suitable for humans. The LaserSnake2 is a robot capable of laser cutting. This snake-arm robot was recently used to cut curved and flat mild and stainless steels up to 40mm. The modular arm system is up to 4.5m long. It has HD inspection cameras and high powered LEDs.
These videos show you what LaserSnake2 is capable of. These robots will be used in the future for nuclear decommissioning tasks.