Articles by Hope Hodge Seck




Spec Ops Troops are Getting Their Own Mini-Subs

U.S. Special Operations Command has inked a $166 million contract with Lockheed Martin to provide dry combat submersibles designed to transport operators to their mission…


Mike Osborn, second from right, program manager, Naval Research Laboratory, explains the Meso-scale Robotic Locomotion Initiative (MeRLIn) to Rear Adm. Mat Winter, chief of naval research, during a visit to the Office of Naval Research exhibit at the 2016 Sea-Air-Space Exposition, on May 16, in National Harbor, Maryland. (Photo by John F. Williams/U.S. Navy)

Navy Developing ‘Robot Squirrel’ as Scout

The next critter in the Defense Department’s menagerie of robotic prototype animals is designed to jump and climb and conduct scouting and reconnaissance missions for…