Saturday, August 22, 2009

Autonomous ground vehicles pass realistic tests

StrategyPage reports: The U.S. Army's decades long effort to develop a practical autonomous UGV ... has succeeded. Earlier this month, two T2 vehicles equipped with sensors and control equipment, successfully passed realistic tests. One of the test subjects ... successfully approached a village ..., did a perimeter sweep at speeds of up to fifty kilometers an hour, then patrolled the streets, avoiding the pedestrians, and finally departed the area.

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