Company Swiftships Shipbuilders (USA) successfully tested layout bot project Anaconda, reports navytimes.com.
Developed surface bot will have to do a variety of tasks, in which a variety of surveillance, evacuation, as delivery of provisions and ammunition. It is expected that its development will end within the next year and a half.
Currently, it is clear that this bot will be able to work in 3 modes. First mode provides for control person on board, the second mode — this is a remote control, and the third — one hundred percent autonomous operation on previously pledged programmke: laid source and destination endpoint and route paves the bot itself with Given he found obstacles.
Dimensions bot project Anaconda is 10.7 meters long and 2.4 meters wide. Obviously, if interested in the development of the military, then the bot can be fully installed any weapons.
In the long term plan to improve the robot so that he on any type of terrain without the help of others can be loaded / unloaded into a truck. Currently, the bot can also be reset by parachute from transport aircraft.