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Tuesday March 11, 2008 10:17 am

Griffon Barely Took Off


Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech, Science, Videos


Can the military ever have enough robots? Apparently not. An iRobot team devised the packbot Griffon, a prototype that combines with a steerable parafoil system. Controlled by radio and running on gasoline, it attaches to the Ozone Razor with two hang points. The kit was meant to be carried by soldiers or civilians for search and rescue missions. We understand that it never went past its practice runs and we suspect that it was forgotten in lieu of newer technology.

 


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