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R.A.P.T.O.R Infantry Support Mech by Mercenary-Artist R.A.P.T.O.R Infantry Support Mech by Mercenary-Artist
Infantry Support Mech, based off of modern Robotics & UAV Tech

This is a piece I started just as I was moving past gray scale based technique, went back and finished it up for post...
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hotwaxonlobsters Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012
What does R.A.P.T.O.R. stand for?
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SaeedRamez Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012  Professional
i love it.
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flaketom Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2011
Especially like the turret and its piant scheme!
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Xrooven Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Great illustration! Were you by any chance inspired by DARPA with their BigDog project? This looks very similar. :)
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Mercenary-Artist Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Its chassis and legs were inspired by BigDog. The remaining design elements was based on input from veterans I go to school with.
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Xrooven Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
That's awesome! Nothing better than the voice of a veteran for input.
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nightember99 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011
I can actually see these on the battlefield in 10-20 years, looks great.
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Xrooven Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
10-20 years? Now that's farfetched. I could see a model like this being constructed and deployed now, it's a matter of money.
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nightember99 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2011
Yea, the only issue is it would cost a hell of a lot of money haha, I say about 5 years for a working completely weaponized prototype and probably just another 5 years before it's fine tuned enough and cheap enough to mass produce.
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LeopoldGarrity Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Dude. Not bad. Reminds me of QuadMechs or the one Big Dog that the military is making. I like the treading is that supposed to be alternate movement?
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