March 30, 2009

BigDog and K-Max Go to War

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We have mentioned BigDogs being used by the military and now it seems the Boston Dynamics robots are actually being sent to Afghanistan.

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Also going to war will be unmanned K-Max helicopters that can carry loads of up to 6,000 lbs. During its run, its autonomous flight brain finds the best route and will alter course should it come across a no-fly zone. The more we read about robotics in war situations, the more we think that both sides should send bots to fight and the last BigDog standing wins.

Via Fox News

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at March 30, 2009 8:48 PM
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