DARPA

The Frightening War Machines That Are On Their Way

by Daniel Russ on April 5, 2015

  I don’t post a lot of videos anymore. I wrote thought pieces or I report on some strange corner of history. And we talk about technology here as well. This is a piece about DARPA and its ability to create a robot that can run as fast as a horse and hunt you down. […]

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  From their materials on YouTube   One of the key goals of DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GXV-T) program is improving the survivability of ground-based armored fighting vehicles by increasing vehicle agility. Vehicle agility involves the ability to autonomously avoid incoming threats, either by rapidly moving out of the way or reconfiguring the vehicle so […]

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X-51 WaveRider. The Fastest Vehicle On Earth.

February 1, 2013

  X-51 WaveRider   The X-51 or WaveRider is an experimental flight testbed developed by a joint consortium of DARPA, NASA, Pratt & Whutney and Boeing. This scram jet scoops up air and compresses it into an ignition chamber. It is believed to have traveled at speeds over 4000 miles an hour for extended periods […]

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