STRYKERS WITHOUT DRIVERS The U.S. Army's new Stryker light-armored vehicle has been less than ecstatically embraced by soldiers because, inside the vehicle, temperatures can shoot up to 120 degrees. Stryker maker General Dynamics' solution to the heat problem: build Strykers that can operate without people inside.The robotic vehicles are being tested next month at Fort Bliss, Texas, and will face a live fire exercise in March, Reuters reports. If all goes according to schedule, the autonomous Strykers will be ready for action in 2008.
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