Obscure object of desire 102

“US military commanders are considering procuring flying cars to transport troops around the battlefield” according to the Telegraph.

Intended missions would include medical evacuation, avoiding improvised explosive devices, remote resupply and taking special forces into action.

The vehicle will be able to travel 280 miles by land and air, using vertical take-off and landing to increase access to difficult terrain.

It will also have automatic flight controls so it can be flown by non-pilots.

Read more about it here.

Posted under News, Technology, United States, War by Jillian Becker on Thursday, December 2, 2010

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