TITLE

BAE Developing Micro Robots

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Assembly;Sep2008, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of BAE Systems to develop micro robots for the U.S. military. It has collaborated with scientists under the Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology (MAST) alliance to create miniature intelligence-gathering robots that can be used in dangerous places. The team will base the design on the nature. Other areas of MAST focus are small-scale aeromechanics and ambulation, propulsion, sensing, processing and communications, navigation and control, microdevices and integration, platform packaging and systems architectures.
ACCESSION #
34355878

 

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