-- Despite being forced to idle in the Nevada desert all night, the unmanned TerraMax vehicle developed by Oshkosh Truck Corp. and several partners completed a 132-mile course over the weekend in a government sponsored race to advance computer-controlled vehicle technology.
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and for the history books," said Robert G. Bohn, Oshkosh Truck chairman, president and chief executive officer. "DARPA's goal is to help take our troops out of harm's way by fostering development of unmanned vehicles. Completing the race spectacularly indicates how close we may be to making this a reality."
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with Oshkosh Truck's patented TAK-4 independent suspension system to accommodate its 70 percent off-road profile. There are more than 6,000 Oshkosh MTVRs deployed with the U.S. Marine Corps, and more than 1,500 operating in the Iraq conflict.
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