U.S. Army Eyes New Load-Carrying Robots For Afghanistan

By year’s end, some U.S. ground forces in Afghanistan may head out on patrol accompanied by new allies: unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) that can carry more than 1,000 lb. of gear, recharge soldiers’ batteries and follow foot patrols autonomously. Thanks to a U.S. Army initiative begun in April 2010...

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