DARPA begins testing robotic mule for battlefields

The four-legged robot would help relieve soldiers of heavy battle loads

By , IDG News Service |  Hardware, DARPA, robotics

Tests of the robot are scheduled to take place approximately every quarter between now and the end of the research program. In December this year it will take part in its first test with the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (MCWL) at a U.S. base location yet to be disclosed.

Martyn Williams covers mobile telecoms, Silicon Valley and general technology breaking news for The IDG News Service. Follow Martyn on Twitter at @martyn_williams. Martyn's e-mail address is martyn_williams@idg.com

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