EATR robot’s engine is complete

The EATR (Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot) is a steam-powered drone designed to gather and consume its own fuel, in the form of dissident humans biomatter.

DARPA has denied emphatically that EATRs will use animal/human matter for fuel, insisting that it will only use renewable plant matter to power itself.  The engine, called WHE, is a six-cylinder external heat engine which can generate up to 18 horsepower of mechanical energy.

Full article and press release at [engadget]

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