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Submission + - US Navy Developing App-summoned Robotic Helicopter (

Zothecula writes: We may be closer to the day when United States Marines will, within a matter of minutes, use a handheld app to summon robotic helicopters to deliver battlefield supplies. On Tuesday, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced its five-year, US$98 million Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) program, with the specific aim of developing "sensors and control technologies for robotic vertical take-off and landing aircraft."
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US Navy Developing App-summoned Robotic Helicopter

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