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convoys

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Photos: Robots on the road to safer convoys

One way to reduce the risk to military trucks lumbering down supply routes is to take the driver out of the driver's seat, as demonstrated at the Robotics Rodeo.

10 Images By Sep. 4, 2009

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Robotics Rodeo: En route to safer convoys

Big Army trucks lumbering down supply routes often run into trouble. One way to reduce the risk is to take the driver out of the driver's seat.

By Sep. 4, 2009

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Driverless trucks get in shape for US Army convoy duty

Recent tests, says Lockheed Martin, show that fully autonomous convoys can safely navigate road intersections, oncoming traffic, stalled and passing vehicles, and pedestrians.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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Oorah! Marines to get hybrid power generators for the field

Aiming to cut fuel usage by as much as 40 percent, the generators use solar power to help Marines stay powered up longer and more efficiently when forward deployed.

By Oct. 18, 2012

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Army sending robo-jeeps to Afghanistan

Four Lockheed Squad Mission Support System jeeps are being sent to Afghanistan in order to test the equipment-hauling capabilities for the troops.

By Aug. 7, 2011

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Army tests 'microgrids' to get smarter about energy

Microgrids, where power generators coordinate to use fuel efficiently, will be deployed in Afghanistan with solar and storage to see whether smart grid technology can save on fuel costs.

By Jun. 30, 2011

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Army shows more than one way to look under a car

TARDEC to showcase autonomous robotic systems designed to perform under-vehicle inspections for explosive weapons, while keeping soldiers out of harm's way.

By Nov. 2, 2009

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Report: Army to sink $50 million into combat training games

World of Warcraft, move over. The Army is preparing to invest millions into combat training games and systems, in a move to prepare its soldiers for battle.

By Nov. 24, 2008

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Building the A380, the world's largest passenger plane

Road Trip 2011: CNET gets a firsthand look at how the double-decker behemoth that is Airbus' A380 is assembled inside the largest industrial building in Europe. It's a sight to behold.

By Jul. 15, 2011

Review

Assassin's Creed III (Wii U)

Assassin's Creed III's joyous blend of parkour and storytelling is enthralling, even when technical issues threaten to derail the fun.

By Nov. 29, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 29, 2012