16 septembrie 2019

Will Army’s LLAMA robot lighten the logistical load?


Traversing rough terrain discreetly is best done with legs. Wheeled vehicles, for all their efficiency and mobility over flat surfaces, struggle in mountains without infrastructure, and can be thwarted by stairs. Tracks can handle rough ground, but lack the speed and dexterity to move alongside soldiers through multiple floors of a house. To meet its logistics needs in areas where existing vehicles struggle, the Army is turning to a four-legged robot, the Legged Locomotion and Movement [...]