Two words: Cheetah. Robot.
Seriously: this is what is going to do our fighting soon. Imagine stand-off situations with this bastard rolling through the door and then skittering across the marble floor of Oslo City Hall straight into a crowd of hostages, aiming right at the gunman. The design is based on Big Dog, our former favorite dangerous monster robot, but this guy can to 18 miles an hour, five miles faster than the fastest
cheetah legged robot – albeit in controlled conditions.
It brings to mind the slamhounds in Count Zero:
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