Ska bli intressant att se hur mycket bättre årets fordon är jämfört med första årets.
Grand Challenge Program Manager Ron Kurjanowicz praised all 118 entrants and their sponsors, and underscored that the 40 semifinalists were selected from a very strong field of competitors. ”It is truly remarkable how much progress the Grand Challenge teams have made in a relatively short period of time,” he said. ”The NQE will be very exciting and we will see autonomous vehicle performance that was not possible a year ago. The teams” creative sparks are flying and they are making impressive progress toward DARPA’s goal of developing technologies that will save the lives of our men and women in uniform on the battlefield.”