The Real Transformers: Airborne Armoured Vehicles Contend for Action Hero Status

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is moving ahead with its research into the potential development of flying armoured vehicles to transport soldiers on the frontline by 2015. Nicknamed the 'Transformer', some theoretical designs show the product as a blend of Humvee and helicopter, capable of being as fast in the air as it is on the ground. According to reports, DARPA had been entertaining proposals with at least two competing firms: Lockheed Martin and AAI C...
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