System, methods and apparatus for aggregating groups of mobile robotic vehicles

  • US 20040134336A1
  • Filed: 04/22/2003
  • Published: 07/15/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/22/2002
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A system for controlling aggregation of mobile robotic vehicles, comprising:

  • a plurality of mobile robotic vehicles (MRVs);

    a plurality of squads, each squad having a lead MRV and member MRVs; and

    control logic configured to control formation of the plurality of MRVs into the plurality of squads in response to an external stimulus;

    wherein each squad is organized into a specific spatial configuration by the lead MRV; and

    wherein the specific spatial configuration of each squad is determined based on information on one or more enemy targets in an environment.

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