Feb 3, 2014

Lockheed Martin Creates Autonomous Convoy, Brings Robotics Into Warfare

Posted by in categories: military, robotics/AI

by Alex Lemieux — Liberty Voice

Lockheed Martin has recently completed testing an autonomous convoy that utilizes advanced robotics, making humanized warfare transportation nearly obsolete. The test was a part of the U.S. Army and Marine Corps’ Autonomous Mobility Appliqué System (AMAS) installation. The program assisted testers to successfully navigate heavy-duty military vehicles in an urban setting, complete with real-world obstacles a military convoy may encounter on the battlefield. Military vehicles have been designed to protect cargo and soldiers; however, new technology and robotics could eliminate the soldiers’ need to be at risk in times of war.

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