Apr 13, 2015

DARPA’s Current Projects Include Brain Implants For Soldiers, Robots That Eat Plants For Fuel, Remote Controlled Bugs That Spy…



The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) works on some very outlandish projects. One of its stated mission goals is to cause “technological surprise” for America’s enemies. Basically, they want enemy fighters to get to the battlefield, look at what they’re facing off against, and go, “What the heck?” […]

4. Robots that gather intel and eat plants for fuel –The unmanned ground vehicle programs at DARPA want a UGV that could conduct reconnaissance indefinitely without needing to be refueled. The Energy Autonomous Tactical Robot will do that by eating plants and converting them to energy. It would also be able to steal enemy fuel when necessary. 5. Remote-controlled bugs that spy on the bad guys

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