The next time you find yourself stranded, chased by enemies and possibly injured, here's some advice: Duck! An all terrain vehicle dropped by a US Air Force C-130 or C-17 may soon be landing right on top of you.
That seems to be the goal anyway of a new USAF program called the Guardian Angel Air-Deployable Rescue Vehicle (GAARV). The Aeronautical Systems Center is hosting an industry day for prospective bidders during the first week of November in a lovely Southern California resort town called Lake Elsinore.
The clip below (h/t gizmodo
) provides a glimpse of a posssble operational scenario.