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Robot dog reports for duty

Robot dog reports for duty

Published April 18, 2022 By Airman 1st Class Yuki Klein 142nd Wing Public Affairs PORTLAND, Ore. (AFNS) — In December 2021, the Portland Air National Guard Base became the first Air National Guard base to house the innovative technology developed by Ghost Robotics known as the Quadrupedal Unmanned Ground Vehicle. This four-legged droid is commonly referred to as a robot dog. […]

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Robots at Portland National Guard

Robots at Portland National Guard

PORTLAND, Ore. — We’re used to seeing canines working alongside first responders, but what about robot dogs? The 142nd Wing’s new Quadrupedal Unmanned Ground Vehicle – better known as the “robot dog” – is being tested at the Portland Air National Guard Base. They are the first guard unit in the country to receive a QUGV. […]

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Robot Dogs to Patrol U.S. Border

Robot Dogs to Patrol U.S. Border

I was always interested in technology and machines, but growing up I also thought about becoming a veterinarian. I actually had an uncle who was a veterinarian, so I shadowed him when I was a teenager in Ireland. Then my interests really coalesced.

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Air Force Using Robot Dogs

Air Force Using Robot Dogs

Semi-autonomous quadrupedal unmanned ground vehicles, or Q-UGV, made by Ghost Robotics, more popularly referred to as “robot dogs,” have been making appearances in USAF exercises throughout 2020. Now, the 325th Security Forces Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida has been named as the first unit within the Department of Defense to adopt the robotic quadrupeds for regular operations.

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Robot Dogs Border Deployment

Robot Dogs Border Deployment

The American Southwest is a region that blends a harsh landscape, temperature extremes and various other non-environmental threats that can create dangerous obstacles for those who patrol the border. The territory is vast and monitoring it is critical to our nation’s security. That’s why the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is offering U.S. Customs and […]

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