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Meet Boston Dynamics' LS3 – the latest robotic war machine

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Abstract


  • On first viewing Boston Dynamics' latest creation, the LS3 (Legged Squad Support System), I could not help but be taken back to the AT-AT (All Terrain Armoured Transport) walker, as depicted in the Star Wars film The Empire Strikes Back.

    But it is the AT-TE (All Terrain Tactical Enforcer) walker that appears in Attack of the Clones which strikes the most eerie resemblance to the LS3 concept, as the two images below demonstrate.

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • Michael, K. (2012). Meet Boston Dynamics'' LS3 – the latest robotic war machine. The Conversation, (03 October),

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3782&context=eispapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/2773

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  • 03 October

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  • http://theconversation.com/meet-boston-dynamics-ls3-the-latest-robotic-war-machine-9754

Abstract


  • On first viewing Boston Dynamics' latest creation, the LS3 (Legged Squad Support System), I could not help but be taken back to the AT-AT (All Terrain Armoured Transport) walker, as depicted in the Star Wars film The Empire Strikes Back.

    But it is the AT-TE (All Terrain Tactical Enforcer) walker that appears in Attack of the Clones which strikes the most eerie resemblance to the LS3 concept, as the two images below demonstrate.

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • Michael, K. (2012). Meet Boston Dynamics'' LS3 – the latest robotic war machine. The Conversation, (03 October),

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3782&context=eispapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/2773

Issue


  • 03 October

Place Of Publication


  • http://theconversation.com/meet-boston-dynamics-ls3-the-latest-robotic-war-machine-9754