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While just about everyone of us use our R/C’s for enjoyment purposes, Staff Sgt. Christopher Fessenden also used his Traxxas Stampede equipped with a wireless video camera which was given to him by this brother Ernie to search for mprovised Explosive Devices (or IED’s).
Fessenden had loaned the truck to a group of soldiers who was driving his Traxxas Stampede around looking for road-side bombs, when it triggered a trip-wire causing about 500 pounds of explosives to go off – saving the six soldiers lives!
Head on over to ABC News for the full article.