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The US Navy launched a missile from a ghost ship. Wait, what?
The uncrewed ship is called the USV Ranger, and it's part of the Ghost Fleet Overlord program.
Tesla wants to make humanoid robots. Here’s their competition.
From Boston Dynamics to Sophia, the robotics field has been teeming with new inventions, each of them both talented and flawed in their own ways.
A tuna robot reveals the art of gliding gracefully through water
It looks like a fish and swims like a fish, but it’s also a model that could inspire future underwater vehicles.
A fleet of winged underwater robots will patrol the seas for the US Navy
The Navy awarded some $40 million for robots that will study the oceans, going as deep as 3,300 feet for as long as 90 days.
The military wants their robots to be better listeners
Getting soliders and bots to work together more seamlessly involves giving the machines more autonomy, and eventually having them understand natural language.
Scientists confirm that squirrels are amazing gymnasts
Smarts and skills are necessary for the creature's acrobatic skills.
Meet Robbox, the robot that schleps a half-ton of supplies for special forces
The machine is one possible way for commandos, burdened down by gear, to get a helping hand.
This robotic stretcher could transport wounded Marines off future battlefields
The Marines have been testing the EMAV, or Expeditionary Modular Autonomous Vehicle. Each one is small enough to fit inside a V-22 Osprey.
This helpful tank-like robot fights fires, not people
The Estonian vehicle can shoot out thousands of gallons of water per minute to combat a blaze.
The Air Force’s new guard dogs are robots
The bots, which can hit a top speed of 4.5 mph, will patrol a base in Florida.