Sources: DARPA, YouTube
quote: come up with an alternative to the current power source -- an off-board hydraulic pump.
quote: This is the same process they took with the Big Dog robot and where is it now? That's right it is entering field testing with the USMC. A modern pack mule for 21st century battlefields. Or any disaster zone.
quote: How could they possibly "field test" this thing as a usable product? It turns out mimicking nature with robots is a royal PITA.