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Lockheed Martin's Spider bot skims blimps to plug holes

Lockheed Martin's Hybrid Airship is one beast of a heavy hauler. Naturally, maintaining a vehicle almost as long as a football field takes a lot of man hours, but the company has a new little helper on deck. Its Spider robot combs the surface of the aircraft on the lookout for tiny holes before patching them up, thereby automating one of the staff's more tedious tasks.

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Category: Robotics

Tags:
  • Automation
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Airships
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