Army robotics program takes page from vehicles, soldier playbooks

By Sebastian Sprenger / November 13, 2015 at 6:05 PM
Officials crafting the Army's emerging robotics portfolio are taking cues from longstanding vehicles and soldier-equipment programs as they prepare a new line of autonomous systems for fielding. Ground robots are set to take on a more central role in the operations of Army units. Service leaders believe now is the time to set the stage for these systems to transition from ancillary support functions, like defusing buried bombs, to interacting on a more routine basis with the human elements of...

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