The Register reports MLB VBATs purchased by DARPA

MLB V-Bat

The Register reports here that DARPA has forked out $360,000 on VBATs from MLB. Last we heard on the DIYD podcast in November 2009 MLB had not made the transition from horizontal to vertical flight reliably.

What makes the article stand out though is the description of DARPA.

“DARPA, the US military research bureau occasionally prone to embarrassing tumbles from the teetering kitchen stool of unreasonable risk while groping wildly for the inaccessible biscuit tin of technological dominance secreted atop the unscalable refrigerator of unfeasibility, has done it again”

Well done Lewis that raised a smile!

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