U.S. Marines testing autonomous GUSS off-roader

The U.S. Marine Corps motto “Semper Fidelis” is Latin for “always faithful,” and it could soon have a vehicle that lives up to it.

The Marines have just completed the first live tests of a new autonomous off-roader called the Ground Unmanned Support Surrogate – GUSS – that is designed to follow troops into the field, literally.

The small, Jeep-like vehicle was developed by TORC Robotics, Virginia Tech University and the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) to carry gear and to evacuate the injured, without putting additional personnel at risk.

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