Enlisting rangers and scouts for reconnaissance and surveillance

Paul E. Rybski, Nikolaos P. Papanikolopoulos, Sascha A. Stoeter, Donald G. Krantz, Kemal B. Yesin, Maria Gini, Richard Voyles, Dean F. Hougen, Brad Nelson, Michael D. Erickson, Charles R. Weisbin, Guillermo Rodriguez

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An innovative miniature robotic system called the 'scout' is presented. The scout effectively combines rolling and jumping locomotion capabilities. It functions in conjunction with a larger utility platform, called the 'ranger'.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)14-24
Number of pages11
JournalIEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2000

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This material is based upon work supported by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Microsystems Technology Office (Distributed Robotics), DARPA Order No. G155, Program Code No. 8H20, issued by DARPA/CMD under Contract #MDA972-98-C-0008.


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