For the first time ever, a remote controlled, unmanned APC participated in combat during Operation Protective Edge.
2004 Rinspeed Splash
In what has become a fond tradition Rinspeed Design, the Swiss creative powerhouse for automotive concepts and emotions, presents yet another surprising and astounding attraction at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. To celebrate their 10th concept vehicle the Rinspeed crew has created the Rinspeed "Splash”.
slovakian engineer štefan klein has presented the latest edition of the aeromobil, his third iteration since introducing the first prototype in the early 90s. the current version, the ‘aeromobil 2.5′, is a fully working prototype of the 3rd generation concept, the aeromobil 3. making use of existing infrastructure created for automobiles and planes, the hybrid aircraft – with a 6000mm long body, rotax 912 engine, collapsible wings and a carbon-coated steel frame – opens the door for real door-to-door travel. the vehicle fits to a standard parking space, its engine can be filled up at any gas station, it can fully accustomed to road traffic and as a plane, and is capable of both taking off, and landing at any airport in the world.
Image taken by the on-board camera of the lunar probe Chang'e-3 of China's first moon rover 'Yutu' - or Jade Rabbit - on the lunar surface on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. It was the world's first soft landing of a space probe on the moon in nearly four decades. But the rover malfunctioned in late January, sending out distress messages. (AP Photo / Xinhua)
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RollEvac Military Med-Evacuation Vehicle Concept to Carry Wounded Soldiers to Army Medical Center
RollEvac is a Military Med-Evacuation Vehicle Concept Monocycle which can be very useful in combat to carry wounded soldiers. During the war or disaster, the rescue team usually struggles to reach inaccessible places due to many barriers such as sand dunes, dense forests, rocks, etc. Any available rescue vehicles are usually too big and can’t be adapted to the harsh environment.
RollEvac is inspired by Golden Wheel spider that has a unique, rare method of escape, this spider curls its body into a wheel shape and rolls down sand dunes at rapid speed. This monocycle is an all-terrain vehicle for emergency situations where the wounded soldiers need to be transported from the battlefield. This evacuation vehicle rolls just like a golden rolling spider and is best suited for inaccessible places like dense forests, cliffs and deep gorges where even air rescue is very difficult. This vehicle is intended to accompany a military group in combat zones, it can detect with radar wounded soldiers and evacuate them to the army medical center.
Designer : Sadok Sakly
The world's already got its fair share of tank-treaded wheelchairs that can traverse any terrain, but a personal mobility device that looks as fun to ride as an ATV? There's definitely still room for the HexHog in our hearts, on our hilly fields and mountains, and even in shallow water, apparently.