Star Wars Like Weapon.

Discussion in 'Military' started by rcajun90, Mar 24, 2009.

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    Did any of you guys see this strange thing?
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHJJQ0zNNOM]YouTube - Big Dog[/ame]
    Fox news reported it is being used in Afghanistan to move supplies. I wonder if they have a more advanced version tucked away some place fully loaded. Thousands of these with mounted machine guns and rockets moving towards me would make run.
     
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    Hell--Ewoks can take that thing out with rocks and ropes :lol:
     
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    That's pretty cool. What is the potential military advantage of using 4 legs as opposed to treads?
     
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    It can climb up steep mountains without roads and blow up the enemy? The Fox News article said it was just being used to supply troops where trucks can reach.
     
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    It's not fully field ready yet though.......saw a FutureWeapons segment on it once.
     
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    It's weird how naturally it moves.

    Pretty awesome
     
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    too noisy
     
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    Another waste of taxpayers dollars.

    Imagine how much body armor could be purchased instead.
     

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