The Scorpion has been around for some time, but it is currently being
manufactured and promoted through Preferred Chassis Fabrication, out
of Tucson AZ.
vehicles have adjustable height suspension, and Cummins diesel engine.
vehicle itself is more than interesting, it is their involvement in
Challenge that is really notable. Bluefield
State College's Center for Applied Research & Technology (CART)
will be using the MKIV for their vehicle platform to enter the event.
Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
is a military research and development organization that has promoted
the "grand challenge" for accelerated development of an autonomous
ground vehicle (no human driver or occupants).
leading edge research, and will shape the way ground assaults are led
in the future.