America's Robot Army: Technology to Save Lives in Afghanistan

For service members in Afghanistan, every step could be their last. Improvised explosive devices have become the insurgents' weapon of choice in Afghanistan, and the most deadly for coalition forces. Last year, in Afghanistan alone, 58 percent of coalition casualties were from IEDs, and in 2011 so far, 51 percent, according to iCasualties.org. Trying to defeat this top killer are defense companies, which are gathering this week at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems...Full Story
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