Warrior is a powerful, rugged multi-mission robot, built to carry loads greater than 150 lbs (68 kg), travel at a ground speed of 12 mph (19 km/h), through rough terrain and climb stairs with heavy loads. Warrior is currently in development and expected to become available by 2008. The Warrior will have a curb weight of 250 lbs (113 kg), and a gross vehicle weight (maximum payload) of over 400 lbs (181.5 kg). platform can be configured for various missions, including recce, battlefield casualty extraction, as well as a weaponized platform. The U.S. government’s Technical Support Working Group (TSWG) is funding the program development.