A U.S. military pilot to go big dog robot can carry a 150 kg heavy ammunition
The shape of the four-legged robot mechanical dog named” Big Dog “(Bigdog), by Boston Dynamic Engineering Company (Boston Dynamics) designed specifically for the U.S. Army Research.
According to Russia’s “ties” news report, U.S. military leaders have decided to send to Afghanistan, called the “big dog” of the new robot, as part of the surge plan. Past a variety of robot different is that the “big dog” does not rely on wheels moving, but through its body under the four “iron legs.” U.S. media reported that the U.S. military is in Afghanistan as a test of this will have a high mobility of the robot test site.
“Big Dog” robot developed by the engineering company Boston Dynamics. This robot’s body and very large dogs, on the battlefield can play a very important role: in inaccessible regions of soldiers carrying ammunition, food and other items. It is not only able to walk and run, but also across a certain height of obstacles. The robot is powered by a gasoline engine with a hydraulic system.
“big dog” four-legged animal’s limbs completely mimic the design, installation of a specially designed internal shock absorber. Robot length of 1 meter, 70 cm, weight 75 kg, from the appearance point of view, it is basically the equivalent of a really big dog.
“Big Dog” robot is installed inside a computer, can be adjusted according to changes in the environment moving gesture. The large number of sensors is able to protect the operator in real-time track “Big Dog” position and monitor the system status.
the robot’s travel speed of 7 km/hour, can climb 35 degree slopes. It can carry weight over 150 kilograms of weapons and other supplies. “Big Dog” that is free to advance along the road to set a simple line can also be remotely controlled. (Ivan)