Now some of you may have seen this already, but for those of you who haven't, I thought I would share with you my new tank girl discovery - the mammoth beast that is the CRUSHER. The Crusher is an unmanned ground vehicle that operates autonomously in off-road terrain. Or as described by The Olive-Drab blog: it's a six-ton behemoth that moves out, up and over whatever gets in its way.

Designed by the National Robotics Engineering Center at Carnegie-Mellon University, working under a DARPA contract, it looks absolutely awesome. But enough of my excited witterings, I agree with The Daily Eclectic: "words don't do this beast justice, you have to see it in action". So here it is:

Anyone for a NVG?!