Via Feanor over at the Defencetalk forums:
From back in January of 2020:
Uralvagonozavod developed the Shturm while Kalashnikov was responsible for the Soratnik.
Hi, I found a big document (297 pages, 72 MBytes) about the Jeffery Land Torpedo, developed in 1941-1943 (i did not read every page...).
Copy-pasteing the link from National Archives of Australia does not work (i.e. the pasted link points to a "session expired" page), so below there is the link...
From last October:
Now it has reached Mars orbit it might as well have its own thread.
Designed for fun
The Pursuit Bot, with the look of one six-legged yellow spider and the size of a cat, designed to neutralize dangerous lifeforms operating in industrial environments.
Mark-9 was built of electroactive polymers and carbon composites, its outer surface coated with graphene...
Came across this while researching something totally different. This project was first proposed by Dr. Frank Malina (one of the founders of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory) in late 1960 as an ideal candidate for the first activity of the just formed Academy of Astronautics (now known as the...
First directly mentioned on SPF back in 2017:
Most recent development:
Likely related in some way to the CARACaS program.
Since we don't seem to have a dedicated thread for this already:
Paging Mr. David Mace, Paging Mr. Greg Bear.
Via Slashdot: DARPA wants to dot ocean floor with network of robotic pods that can spy, explore (NETWORKWORLD)
Navy’s Newest Robot Is a Mechanized Firefighter
By Katie Drummond March 8, 2012 | 12:56 pm | Categories: robots
Meet SAFFiR: Embedded sensors allow the 'bot to see through smoke, and sophisticated upper-body agility let the 'bot throw fire-squelching grenades. Illo: Naval...