Army develops truck-refueling robot

By Ethan Sterenfeld / July 20, 2021 at 3:04 PM
The process for refueling the Army's cargo-hauling heavy trucks has virtually never changed. "A guy with a bigger tank of gas comes up and fills the smaller tank," said Bernard Theisen, robotics division chief at the Ground Vehicle Systems Center. "It hasn't changed in a hundred years." But the future Army might require more automation for the support roles that heavy wheeled vehicles fill, as the service concentrates people in the roles that computers cannot replace, Theisen told Inside Defense...

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