Bio-inspired locomotion opens new paths for military robot design

The US Office of Naval Research has a significant bio-inspired locomotion research programme.

  • Cheetah a four legged military robot prototype
  • The Legged Squad Support System (LS3) robot
  • PETMAN – an anthropomorphic robot for military testing
  • Hull Bug a Bio-inspired Underwater Grooming tool to clean ships
  • Hummingbird unmanned aerial vehicle
  • fish-mimicking underwater drone
  • Atlas robot