Discussion in 'Science & Technology' started by twilyth, Mar 6, 2012.
Got a long way to go to catch up with the real deal but very interesting none the less.
Speed is fine, but can it corner like the real deal? If not it's a basically a sitting duck against projectiles (like bullets).
It's like a muscle car at the moment. Goes like a rocket but doesn't corner too well
What a waste of money. *edit: especially for military applications.
I could see major applications for this in combat. For example, mount a grenade launcher on it, jump over a wall or three, get behind enemy lines, and blow them to hell. Not much can hit something that small moving at 18 MPH. It has a lot of military applications.
The main problem still is in power delivery, can it do 20 mph for 1 hour off the umbilical energy supply?
Looks like nothing more than a glorified proof of concept. It's a good advancement, mechanically, but without a significant untethered power supply, and the ability to balance (in other words, cornering ability) it's just another addition to engineering knowledge.
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