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Military’s robotic pack mule lives for $32M

coondoggie (973519) writes | more than 4 years ago

The Military 1

coondoggie (973519) writes "What kind of robot will automatically follow a leader, carry 400 lbs of military gear, walk 20 miles in all manner of weather and go 24 hours without refueling? Well, we might soon find out as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded a $32 million contract to build its Legged Squad Support System (LS3) which uses sensors and a GPS to walk along with soldiers across all manner of terrain in any weather without pulling any muscles.
http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/56667"

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