Quote Originally Posted by SteamKnight View Post
"...[we have the] Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, which is supporting research on building Luke's arm, floating droids, and quadruped walkers." So we can expect AT-STs ("chicken walkers") and AT-ATs in the future American military? Really?
This is what they were referring to: DARPA Legged Squad Support System (LS3) Demonstrates New Capabilities - YouTube

Until we get lasers mounted on this thing it's not worth much in my eyes. But in reality, they've been working on mechanized transportation for years, as well as "Iron Man" suits. None of this should come as a surprise. At the current stages, they're only for material/supply transportation so they don't have to try bringing wheeled vehicles into difficult terrain or use up half of their manpower to carry equipment.