Air Force Funds Spiderman-Style Wall Climbing Tech
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Spiderman, Batman, and the Air Force Research Laboratory came together in an unlikely alliance to inspire college kids to build gadgets to let commandos climb up walls. Many of the entries in April's annual AFRL Design Challenge were Batmanesque grappling guns that fired a hook or anchor into the top of the wall, trailing a rope or ladder behind it, including the Air Force Academy's design, which ...