December 9, 2008

Dragon Runner Joins TALON Military Team

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A new SUGV has joined the military. The Dragon Runner is a lightweight, portable machine that can be used for reconnaissance and IED (improvised explosive device) disarmament. With camera and motion/sound detectors, the bot can climb stairs, go over doorways and seek out the evil enemy. At a mere 20 lbs, it can be carried in a soldier's standard-issue pack. The DR is an extension of the TALON military group. There are over 2,000 of them already in use by the military.

Via gizmag

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at December 9, 2008 9:06 AM
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