But now...they are ready.. over time they will improve... faster, deadlier, thats the damned scary bit.... the technology wont go backwards...
DARPA's Robot, LS3 Can Follow Troops into Battle
For the past two weeks, in the woods of central Virginia around Fort Pickett, the Legged Squad Support System (LS3) four-legged robot has been showing off its capabilities during field testing. Working with the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (MCWL), researchers from DARPA’s LS3 program demonstrated new advances in the robot’s control, stability and maneuverability, including "Leader Follow" decision making, enhanced roll recovery, exact foot placement over rough terrain, the ability to maneuver in an urban environment, and verbal command capability.
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(and soon they be silent in operation too, with weapons attached...
Edited by seeder, 28 December 2012 - 02:28 PM.