Military Robotics

Spherical Mobile Military Robot

Posted 1 Oct 2001 at 13:48 UTC by steve Share This

The NY Times has an article on a new military robot proposed by Ranjan Mukherjee of Michigan State University. Mukherjee has just received a patent for a spherical mobile robot design that he has been researching for several years. When in motion, the robot is a featureless metal ball. When it comes to rest, it stablizes itself on three legs and extends sensor and weapon arrays.

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