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General Electric Cybernetic Walking Machine

Walking Machine

Human Quadruped Operation

The General Electric Walking Machine was dynamically stable quadruped robot designed in the late 1960s by Ralph Mosher. The Walking Machine Designed to be a vehicle that could go over terrain that was inaccessible to wheeled machines. The CAM or cybernetic anthropomorphous machine utilized stepping action movement across rugged terrain.  The Walking Truck traversed the landscape on mechanical legs.
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Mendeleev Rybinsk Super Heavy Tank

Mendeleev Rybinsk tank

Mendeleev Rybinsk Tank :

The Mendeleev Rybinsk Tank was designed in Rybinsk in the mid 1910s.  Designed by Vasiliy Mendeleev who was born in 1886. The armored fighting vehicle or AFV was revolutionary for its time. It featured 127 mm large gun and weighed over 170 tons.  Its super heavy weight was due to its thick steel plate armour. The Tank also featured gas compressed piston suspension revolutionary for its time. The tank was never built.

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The Zaamurets Orlik Armoured Train Tank

Armoured train is a train protected with armour.  Usually they are equipped with artillery and machine gun railroad cars.

Zaamurets Armor Train :

The Zaamurets was developed during 1916 . The Zaamurets was protected by 12mm and up to 16mm armour and was powered by two Italian made 60-hp petrol motors. The two turrets could rotate 360 degrees and the 57mm Nordenfelt guns had an elevation of 10 degrees up and 60 degrees down. The main guns were supplemented with eight machine guns.
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Sturmpanzerwagen Assault Armored Vehicle A7V Tank

Sturmpanzerwagen

Sturmpanzerwagen :

The Sturmpanzerwagen A7V was an early AFV (armored fighting vehicle) or tank that was introduced by Germany in 1918, near the end of World War I. One hundred vehicles were ordered in early 1918, but only 20 were delivered. They were used in action from March to October of that year, and were the only tanks produced by Germany in World War I to be used in operations.

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Schienenzeppelin Rail Zeppelin Propeller Driven Streamline Train

Schienenzeppelin Rail ZeppelinSchienenzeppelin :

The Schienenzeppelin was built in Germany in the late 1920s. The Rail Zeppelin was a revolutionary locomotive for its time. This streamlined aluminium metal tube was pushed by an ash propeller in the rear. The Schienenzeppelin or Rail Zeppelin was an experimental rail car which closely resembled a zeppelin airship in appearance. Read more »

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