Post-26/11, unmanned vehicles ignite interest4 min read . Updated: 25 Feb 2010, 12:55 AM IST
Post-26/11, unmanned vehicles ignite interest
New Delhi: Not very long ago, in the Afghan theatre of war, the US Army’s method of clearing caves of bombs was so low-tech that it was practically no-tech: A young soldier with a stick, a gun and a flashlight. “Oh, and he’d have a rope tied around his waist," Joseph Dyer, a division president of iRobot Inc., says wryly. “So that, you know, if anything went wrong, they could haul him back out."
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