This paper introduces the Grumman Autonomous Long Life Vehicle (LLV) research platform currently under development within Grumman's Corporate Research Center. Topics to be discussed include the system architecture, mechanical design, the actuators, the sensor subsystems, the computing and control hardware, the software system, and safety issues. Current progress and plans for the project also are described.
Willie Y. Lim,
Alex N. Peck,
Edward V. Sullivan,
"Grumman autonomous Long Life Vehicle (LLV)", Proc. SPIE 2058, Mobile Robots VIII, (1 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.167490; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.167490