Why risk sending a $100-million robot onto the battlefield, when you’ve got the 12-ton TerraMax? Continue reading to see more. Click here for first picture in gallery.
Equipped with advanced sensing systems (Vision, LIDAR, GPS, IMU, etc.), the 12-ton TerraMax uses drive-by-wire technology to allow for autonomous control via remote computers. The 4 x 4 vehicle itself features an independent suspension system and is powered by a 425hp Cat C-12 engine. Due to a Congress mandate, you’ll see these on the battlefield sooner than later, by 2015 to be exact.