But what if a particular mission calls for something a bit smaller and just a tad more mobile?
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A few years ago, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA sponsored a competition where companies were challenged to come up with a compelling stealth motorcycle design.
The underlying goal?
Earlier this week, at the National Defense Industrial Association s Special Operations Forces Industry Conference, two prototype stealth bikes were on full display.
One bike — The Silent Hawk — was developed by Logos while the other bike –dubbed Nightmare — was developed by LSA Autonomy.
Conventional transport vehicles can move people and cargo fast, but they have trouble negotiating extreme terrain.