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US unveils unmanned ATV to go with 'killer Humvee robots'

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The United States has unveiled its latest technological breakthrough – an all-terrain vehicle capable of driving itself while supporting the army's newly tested 'robotic killer Humvees.' The new Polaris MRZR X is an optionally manned dune buggy ATV that can carry at least 1,000 pounds of equipment ...


Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster spotted zooming through space

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Stunning footage has captured the cosmic journey of Elon Musk's red Tesla Roadster, which blasted off into space aboard the Falcon Heavy rocket earlier this month. The incredible spectacle saw a dummy called Starman strapped behind the wheel of the car leave the planet on the back of the world's mo...


Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster could crash back into EARTH

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Elon Musk made history with the launch of his of Falcon Heavy rocket last week, but experts say its payload could crash back to Earth in the next million years. The incredible spectacle saw a dummy called Starman and a red Telsa Roadster leave the planet strapped to the world's most powerful rocket...


Pentagon wants $66 million to build 'laser drones' by 2020

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The Pentagon is building drones mounted with lasers that can destroy enemy missiles before they have left the launch pad. The US Missile Defence Agency has requested $66 million (£48 million) in funding to continue the top-secret programme, with a plan to begin tests by 2020. Officials hope that i...


US Army testing self-driving Humvee to see if it can shoot

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The US Army is testing a self-driving Humvee truck that it hopes will help soldiers who are trapped in dangerous situations on the battlefield. The Humvee, which is called the 'Wingman', is being tested to see if it can accurately identify and shoot targets. Mounted on top of the truck is a .50-ca...


Lockheed Martin is developing 'drone-frying' laser CANNONS

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Lockheed Martin is developing a powerful new pair of cannons that can shoot down drones using high energy laser beams. Under a $150 million contract from the US Navy, the firm plans to develop, manufacture, and test the new weapons by 2020. The goal is to demonstrate one on land, and the second ab...


Ford's driverless cop car raises privacy concerns

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If Ford has its way, a robot could write your speeding ticket in the very near future. The firm recently filed a patent for an autonomous 'Robocop' car that can catch speeding drivers by hiding behind trees and buildings. Now, the patent has provoked the ire of both law enforcement and autonomy e...


Airbus' Vahana flying taxi completes maiden test flight

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Airbus' plans to create a fleet of self-flying taxis have moved a step closer, thanks to the first successful test flight of a full-scale prototype. Project Vahana's aircraft, dubbed Alpha One, took to the skies for the first time, flying for a total of 53 seconds. With further testing, the firm hopes to have a commercial version of the craft in operation by 2020. Airbus' plans to create a fleet of self-flying taxis have moved a step closer to becoming reality, thanks to the first successful test flight of a full-scale prototype. Project Vahana's aircraft, dubbed Alpha One, took to the skies for the first time, flying for a total of 53 seconds The test flights took place at the Pendleton Unmanned Aerial Systems Range in Oregon, close to a nearby airport where the craft has been stored since November 2017.


UK plans a 200-mile 'country roads' driverless trial

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Driverless vehicles will face a'testing' 200-mile (320km) journey across the UK next year. The autonomous cars will have to contend with challenges such as winding country lanes, motorways and roundabouts, in an effort to test their systems. The nationwide test, dubbed HumanDrive initiative, is designed to put the computer-controlled cars through their paces in'live traffic and natural conditions'. The HumanDrive initiative hopes to put the computer controlled cars through their paces in'live traffic and natural conditions' on a 200-mile (320 km) road test of the driverless cars The UK wants to get driverless cars on the road by 2021. However, British roads present a number of unique challenges that autonomous driving systems are unlikely to be prepared for after testing in the United States.


Nuro self-driving car unveiled by ex-Google engineers

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A pair of ex-Google engineers have unveiled a new self-driving van designed to deliver groceries to your home. Silicon valley startup Nuro.ai raised £65 million ($92 million) to create a working prototype of its'R1' vehicle, which the company says will never seat a human inside. The low-speed car is fitted with panels in its side that open up via an app to reveal its cargo, and Nuro claims it could have a road-legal fleet ready by 2022. A pair of ex-Google engineers have unveiled a new self-driving car designed to deliver groceries to your home. Startup Nuro.ai raised £65 million ($92 million) to create a working prototype of its'R1' vehicle (pictured), which the company says will never seat a human inside The smartphone app will give a code that pops open the vehicle's side hatches so customers can fetch their items.