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Robotics Challenge represents learning experience for teams

The teams competing in the DARPA Robotics Challenge come from some of the most prestigious universities and technologically innovative organizations in the world ā€” places like MIT, Carnegie Mellon and NASA. However, even for them, it represents uncharted territory. ā€œIt’s a huge learning experience,ā€ admits Bill Borgia, director of the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at Lockheed

Lockheed Martin shows off integrated UAV control system

The U.S. military has increasingly turned to unmanned systems in recent years, which is naturally reflected by a larger and larger portion of total military spending going toward acquiring the systems. However, following the U.S. fiscal crisis, the Department of Defense has made it a priority to rein in these costs where it can. One