DARPA’s M3 Robotic Cheetah set a new land speed record for legged robots. The Robot Cheetah was able to gallop at 18 mph on a lab treadmill.
Testing of a free running cheetah robot prototype is planned for later in 2012. The cheetah robot was developed by Boston Dynamics.
The robot’s movements are patterned after those of the cheetah in nature, increasing its stride and running speed by flexing and un-flexing its back on each step.
DARPA video demonstration of M3 Cheetah Robot:
DARPA – Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, supplies technological options for the entire Department of Defense and is designed to be the technological engine for transforming DoD.
Ground robots have already saved many lives and preventeds thousands of injuries in military explosive disposal missions.
Robots may more effectively assist soldiers across a greater range of missions.
DARPA’s M3 – Maximum Mobility and Manipulation program seeks to create and demonstrate significant scientific and engineering advances in robot mobility and manipulation capability.
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