by Boston Dynamics (YouTube)
Designed to operate outdoors and inside buildings. It is specialized for mobile manipulation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. It uses sensors in its body and legs to balance and LIDAR and stereo sensors in its head to avoid obstacles, assess the terrain, help with navigation and manipulate objects. This version of Atlas is about 5' 9" tall (about a head shorter than the DRC Atlas) and weighs 180 lbs.
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Cpl. Jonathan Schmalhausen, a student of Reconnaissance Team Leader Course, takes part in a jungle patrol at East Range, Schofield Barracks on October 17, 2017. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Kuennen)