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-Wired December 01, 2004 By Noah Shachtman
As early as March or April, 18 units of the Talon -- a model armed with automatic weapons -- are scheduled to report for duty in Iraq. Around the same time, the first prototypes of a new, unmanned ambulance should be ready for the Army to start testing. In a warren of hangar-sized hotel ballrooms in Orlando, military engineers this week showed off their next generation of robots, as they got the machines ready for the war zone.
Originally posted by Nygdan
I think this was reported in another thread actually.
Originally posted by Murcielago
No, the other thread was talking about China's thirst for robots.
This will also help lower the risks to the troops, like if the suspect an IED they can drive the robot up for a closer look why they sit in their humvee.
Originally posted by krt1967
Thats just too cool. So why the heck have these dudes not been sent ,if they were ready a month ago? We should already have info concerning the aftermath of the tiny terminators....lol
Why waste our tax money?
Great inventions. Can hardly wait for the outcome.
[edit on 7-12-2004 by krt1967]