WATCH: Video Shows Army’s Robot Dog Throwing 35 lb Bricks
He may just be a U.S. Serviceman’s best friend. Robotics company Boston Dynamics has released a video of the robot BigDog picking up and hurling cinderblocks in an amazing show of strength.
The video shows the beast using great balance to pick up the blocks in its jaws, before bending its neck and throwing the weights more than 17ft behind it.
BigDog is the jewel in the company’s crown and the research project is being funded by the Army Research Laboratory's RCTA program.
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