Thursday, June 7

If you go down in the woods today

So, imagine the situation - Iraq, 2009. A US soldier is lying injured on the field, enemy snipers in the area. He looks up - and there's a six foot teddy bear come to rescue him.

No, not some immediate pain relief system with unfortunate hallucinogenic side effects, it's the robot system in a BBC report . In what is undoubtedly a backronym, it is called the Battlefield Extraction Assist Robot.

More details at Vecna Robotics webpage.

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